We must learn to do economic work from all who know how, no matter who they are. We must esteem them as teachers, learning from them respectfully and conscientiously. We must not pretend to know when we do not know.— Mao Zedong
Wonderful House Of Commons quotations
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any.
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
If the present White House leadership runs the gauntlet of common sense and the people's will for peace and challenges us by starting MX missile deployment, then the Soviet Union will respond by deploying a new intercontinental ballistic missile of the same class, with its characteristics in no way inferior to those of the MX.
The words you speak become the house you live in.
There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons.
Well, why do you want a political career? Have you ever been in the House of Commons and taken a good square look at the inmates? As weird a gaggle of freaks and sub-humans as was ever collected in one spot.
No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
The greatest results in life are usually attained by common sense and perseverance.
There is no more striking illustration of the immobility of British institutions than the House of Commons.
This provision (the 4th Amendment) speaks for itself.
Its plain object is to secure the perfect enjoyment of that great right of the common law, that a man's house shall be his own castle, privileged against all civil and military intrusion.
There's a lot of people I've encouraged and helped to get into the House of Commons. Looking at them now, I'm not so sure it was a wise thing to do.
The words you speak become the house you live in.
The House of Commons is called the Lower House, in twenty Acts of Parliament;
but what are twenty Acts of Parliament amongst Friends?
The food in the House of Commons is fairly good.
The cafe in Portcullis House is really very high quality, and you also have a choice of eating in the more traditional restaurants, the Churchill Room or the Members' Dining Room. I don't often eat in them, though, as I'm usually on the run.
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
The most common way people give up their power is be thinking they don't have any.
We have a war on women, race wars. Income wars, age wars, religious wars, anything you can imagine. A house divided against itself cannot stand it. And it's going to be up to us, to people, to begin the focus on the positive things, on the things that we have in common and stop listening to those who are stoking the fires of division.
Our Father who art in nature, who has given the gift of survival to the coyote, the common brown rat, the English sparrow, the house fly and the moth, must have a great and overwhelming love for no-goods and blots-on-the-town and bums, and Mack and the boys. Virtues and graces and laziness and zest. Our Father who art in nature.
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.
Common sense is not so common.
Only people who look dull ever get into the House of Commons, and only people who are dull ever succeed there.
Women have worked hard; starved in prison; given of their time and lives that we might sit in the House of Commons and take part in the legislating of this country.
For far too long the House of Commons has been run as little more than a private club by and for gentleman amateurs.
I wish common sense was more common
There are more hooligans in the House of Commons than at a football match.
The White House has something in common with the rest of America, and that is disdain for Congress. It is hard to blame them.
I'm not going to play politics on the floor of the House of Commons.
By far the most common mistake startups make is to solve problems no one has.
I am seeking every day to restore faith in Parliament - to ensure we have a House of Commons which is representative, effective and reconnected to the people we serve.
I never aspired to be Speaker simply so I could say, 'I am the Speaker of the House of Commons,' and tell my children that.
Many people I've met believe that plants are made up of soil-that the tree outside your house, for example, is mostly made from the soil in which it grew. That's a common mistake. That tree is mostly made up of one of the gases in our air (carbon dioxide) and water (hydrogen and oxygen). Trees are solidified air and sunlight.
The ornament of a house is the friend who frequent it.
The House of Commons starts its proceedings with a prayer.
The chaplain looks at the assembled members with their varied intelligence and then prays for the country.
When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby, men sprang to their feet. I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around. I didn't want them doing me favours.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
What the government has to do, if it wants to govern for any length of time, is it must appeal primarily to the third parties in the House of Commons to get them to support it.
Most Canadians don't understand the House of Commons.
They turn on their televisions, see us yelling at one another, and dismiss us as a bunch of fools.
During the last 100 years, the House of Lords has never contributed one iota to popular liberties or popular freedom, or done anything to advance the common weal; but during that time it has protected every abuse and sheltered every privilege.
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
Thirty resolute men in your House of Commons could save the world.
We're up against the conventional thinking that says your ability to lead as president comes from longevity in Washington or proximity to the White House. But we know that real leadership is about candor and judgment and the ability to rally Americans from all walks of life around a common purpose, a higher purpose.
Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric help.
A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
There's no secret about my ambition, I do not want to go into the House of Commons. My only real political interest is in London and if one day I'm in a position to run for mayor, then terrific.