We may have made one of the biggest and most stupid collective mistakes in history by getting so worried about global warming.

— Nigel Farage

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The banking collapse was caused, more than anything, by bad government policy and the total failure of bad regulation, rather than by greed.


The euro Titanic has now hit the iceberg - and there simply aren't enough lifeboats to go round.


It's about mass immigration at a time when 21% of young people can't find work.

It's about giving £50 million a day to the EU when the public finances are under great strain.


Maybe this will be the beginning of a trend? Flat taxes, cutting foreign aid, a referendum on Europe, grammar schools. Who knows?


This is taking place inside Europe. This is taking place inside a once great nation. The nation that invented democracy. We are on the edge of total social breakdown. And frankly, as far as the euro is concerned and the austerity measures are concerned, the medicine is killing the patient.


We have a Conservative leader that believes in green taxes, that won't bring back grammar schools, that believes in continuing with total open-door migration from eastern Europe and refuses to give us a referendum on the EU.


It's about businesses nervous about taking on school leavers because of a mass of red tape. It's about health and safety regulations and green fines.


I have been unsure, from the start, what the Occupy movement was all about, although I did suspect that it was just fatuous, anti-enterprise, left-wingery.


Rather than bring peace and harmony, the EU will cause insurgency and violence.


If there's labour shortages, we issue work permits. It's as simple as that.


We must break up the eurozone. We must set those Mediterranean countries free.


While we're members of the European Union, we don't have an immigration policy.

We can't have an immigration policy. It's a charade for people to pretend we do.


About Nigel Farage

Quotes 73 sayings
Nationality British
Profession Politician
Birthday October 16

I admire [Alex] Salmond in many ways but my problem with him has always been this independence thing within the EU, which is rubbish.


If I was a Greek citizen I'd be out there trying to bring down this monstrosity that has been put upon those people.


Having established that good ideas do indeed come in from the cold, start on the fringes and become mainstream, can we make any predictions about what the next move will be?


[European Union] a giant cartel that suits big multinationals.


I have invested the best part of my adult political life in helping to try to build up this movement and I am far from perfect but I do think I am able, through the media, to deliver a good, simple, understandable message.


Greece isn't a democracy now it's run through a troika - three foreign officials that fly into Athens airport and tell the Greeks what they can and can't do.


My opponents are the people who gave up our borders.


We vote to leave, we get rid of this Prime Minister - dishonest Dave [Cameron] - and we get a better Prime Minister.


It's a European Union of economic failure, of mass unemployment and of low growth.


We wouldn't want to be like the Swiss, would we? That would be awful! We'd be rich!


But there's certainly only one thing I could never agree with George Galloway on. He's a teetotaller and wants to close all the bars in the House of Commons. That is just not on.


This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit.


Puppet Papademos is in place, and as Athens caught fire on Sunday night he rather took my breath away - he said violence and destruction have no place in a democratic country.


Our feeling is that the status quo often gets a boost and this is the new status quo.


When an Occupy demo in the centre of Frankfurt makes world news, I shall hurry to join in.


Minimum sales prices for alcohol are a startlingly bad idea.

As with excise duties, the effects are regressive.


It is virtually impossible for what you are voting on to remain as it is currently. There could be huge changes to the treaty and there could be huge changes to the euro zone itself.


Whatever the polls do between now and then, winning is what matters.


Before, Europe was about treaties, laws and our sovereign right to govern ourselves. Now, it's about everyday lives.


And what is the reaction of the British politcal class? Well the Lib Dems, still think that the Euro is a success! I don't quiet think where Cleggy gets this from, I don't know. Prehaps he is cosidering an alternative career, as a stand up comedian, once he's out of politics.


The European Union's finished. It doesn't work. You know, we just had the honor in Britain of being the first country that rejected membership. You know, you could be next. It could be Denmark next. It could be Dexit.


I do think that the banking system is now in the most perilous state we've seen in over 70 years.


I believe I can lead this party from the front as a campaigning organization.


I think that politics needs a bit of spicing up.


It is because of these irrelevant people, who held no position, they happened to join an organisation, and because of these irrelevant people being demonised by liberal media, I've had to live years, frankly, of being frightened of walking out into the street all because the media picked out these people. And because of these people, attempted to demonise me and give me a bad name.


It's the FSA and its plethora of EU bodies that's failed.


When people stand up and talk about the great success that the EU has been, I'm not sure anybody saying it really believes it themselves anymore.


Nobody in Britain has voted for 4 million people to come here in the last 15 years, and for probably another 3 million to come between now and 2020.


There's unrecognizable change happening in Britain.

The life prospects and job prospects, particularly of working-class people, have been severely dented. Without anyone being asked.


The great and the good will decide what is good for us and make sure that we get what is good for us, good and hard.


I think frankly when it comes to chaos you ain't seen nothing yet.


I have been called a great many things in my time – that's politics.


The EU is mired in deep structural crisis.

Greece, Portugal and Ireland cannot survive inside the Euro.


Should we continue to run our economic affairs or be managed by people in Brussels?


You know, I hear all these things about women's rights.


Ukip policies are common-sense policies.


Basically, Herman van Rompuy wants the European Union to become a debt union, which may be acceptable to some of the southern countries who are effectively bust. To the northern countries, it is not.