Anthony Crosland Quotes (6 quotes)
Anthony Crosland, The Conservative Enemy (Jonathan Cape, 1962), p. 103.
“Much more should have been achieved by a Labour Government in office and Labour pressure in opposition. Against the dogged resistance to change, we should have pitted a stronger will to change. I conclude that a move to the Left is needed.”
Anthony Crosland, Socialism Now (Jonathan Cape, 1974), p. 44.
“As a democratic Socialist profoundly committed to the rule of law, I could not condone, let alone encourage, defiance of the law.”
Speech in the House of Commons (Hansard, 6 November 1974, Cols. 1076–7).
“I do not believe there is a long-term future for the privately rented sector in its present form.”
Speech in Eastbourne (20 November, 1975).
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
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“The Great Spirit is everywhere; he hears whatever is in our minds and our hearts, and it is not necessary to speak to Him in a loud voice.”
The Sacred Pipe (1953)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Born: August 29, 1918
Died: February 19, 1977 (aged 58)
Bio: Charles Anthony Raven Crosland, otherwise Tony Crosland or C.A.R. Crosland, was a British Labour Party politician and author. He served as Member of Parliament for South Gloucestershire and later for Great Grimsby.
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