1. 10

    There is only one hope for mankind - and that is democratic Socialism.

    37
  2. 9

    This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.

    45
  3. 8

    The Tories always hold the view that the state is an apparatus for the protection of the swag of the property owners ... Christ drove the money changers out of the temple, but you inscribe their title deed on the altar cloth.

    48
  4. 7

    Damn it all you can't have the crown of thorns and the thirty pieces of silver.

    80
  5. 6

    We could manage to survive without money changers and stockbrokers. We should find it harder to do without miners, steel workers and those who cultivate the land.

    92
  6. 5

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

    104
  7. 4

    No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.

    229
  8. 3

    How can wealth persuade poverty to use its political freedom to keep wealth in power? Here lies the whole art of Conservative politics in the twentieth century.

    270
  9. 2

    The NHS will last as long as there are folk left with faith to fight for it

    361
  10. 1

    No society can legitimately call itself civilized if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means.

    415
  11. Last Update: 25 January 2022

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