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    Some politicians hold that the only way to make a revolutionary safe is to give him a seat in Parliament.

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That a parliament, especially a Parliament with Newspaper Reporters firmly established in it, is an entity which by its very read more

That a parliament, especially a Parliament with Newspaper Reporters firmly established in it, is an entity which by its very nature cannot do work, but can do talk only

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Parliament Quotes,
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We ourselves of the present age, chose our common law, and consented to the most ancient Acts of Parliament, for read more

We ourselves of the present age, chose our common law, and consented to the most ancient Acts of Parliament, for we lived in our ancestors 1,000 years ago, and those ancestors are still living in us

by Robert Atkyns Found in: Parliament Quotes,
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Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited quantities of foolish talk

Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited quantities of foolish talk

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Parliament Quotes,
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Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.

Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.

by P. J. O'rourke Found in: Parliament Quotes,
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A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.

A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.

by Walter Bagehot Found in: Parliament Quotes,
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It wasn't long before people discovered the final horrors of letting an urchin into Parliament.

It wasn't long before people discovered the final horrors of letting an urchin into Parliament.

by Bernadette Devlin Found in: Parliament Quotes,
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