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"The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away."

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"This is my truth, tell me yours."

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"Now, the vicissitudes that afflict the individual have their source in society. It is this situation that has given currency to the phrase social forces. Personal relations have given way to impersonal ones. The Great Society has arrived and the task of our generation is to bring it under control. The study of how it is to be done is the function of politics."

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"Virtue is its own punishment."

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"Poor fellow, he suffers from files."

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"The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years."

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"Reactionary: A man walking backwards with his face to the future."

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"Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born."

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"I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one."

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"It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically."

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"I am not going to spend any time whatsoever in attacking the Foreign Secretary. If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present."

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"I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest."

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"Politics is a blood sport."

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"You're not an M.P., you're a gastronomic pimp."

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"I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction."

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"Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus."

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