Best Quotes by Harold Wilson (Top 10)

  1. He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
  2. Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.
  3. The Labour Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing.
  4. From now on, the pound abroad is worth 14 per cent or so less in terms of other currencies. That doesn't mean, of course, that the Pound here in Britain, in your pocket or purse or in your bank, has been devalued.
  5. A week is a long time in politics.
  6. Debating against him is no fun, say something insulting and he looks at you like a whipped dog.
  7. I'm an optimist, but an optimist who carries a raincoat.
  8. The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history.
  9. I believe the greatest asset a head of state can have is the ability to get a good night's sleep.
  10. Everybody should have an equal chance - but they shouldn't have a flying start.

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