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Political quotes from past and present British politicians. Which politician said the following quotes?


  1. The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
  2. The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
  3. A week is a long time in politics.
  4. Peace for our time.

  5. It's rather like sending our opening batsmen to the crease only for them to find that before the first ball is bowled, their bats have been broken by the team captain.
  6. They should never have put me with that woman. She was just a sort of bigoted woman who said she used to be Labour.
  7. Labour is the party of law and order in Britain today. Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.
  8. I grew up in the '30s with an unemployed father. He didn't riot. He got on his bike and looked for work, and he kept looking till he found it.
  9. If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people.
  10. I'm not the only Labour MP who sent their child to public school but I'm the only one who's questioned about it.
  11. Strong views exist on both sides but I believe MPs voting for gay people being able to marry too, is a step forward for our country.
  12. I was determined that no British government should be brought down by the action of two tarts.


  1. Winston Churchill
  2. Margaret Thatcher
  3. Harold Wilson
  4. Neville Chamberlain
  5. Geoffrey Howe
  6. Gordon Brown
  7. Tony Blair
  8. Norman Tebbit
  9. Tony Benn
  10. Dianne Abbott

  11. David Cameron
  12. Harold MacMillan

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