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Michael Foot
(1913-2010) born on
Jul 23
English politician, journalist. He is an intellectual left-wing socialist who led Britain's Labour Party, 1980-1983; wrote "Debts of Honour," 1980.
         
   
F
Men of power have no time to read; yet the men who do not read are unfit for power.

R
She has no imagination and that means no compassion.
A
A Royal Commission is a broody hen sitting on a china egg.
N
He was the only man I knew who could make a curse sound like a caress.
K
A speech from Ernest Bevin on a major occasion had all the horrific fascination of a public execution. If the mind was left immune, eyes and ears and emotions were riveted.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: Referring to Margaret Thatcher. Attrib.
A: Speech, House of Commons, 1964.
N: Referring to Aneurin Bevan; "Aneurin Bevan 1897-1945."
K: "Aneuon Bevan," Vol. 1, ch. 13, 1962.
   


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