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).
“Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy.”
Martí : Thoughts/Pensamientos (1994)
“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”
―Alexis de Tocqueville
Letter to Ernest de Chabrol, 9 June 1831 Tocqueville Reader, p. 41
“I know not where His islands lift
Their fronded palms in air;
I only know I cannot drift
Beyond His love and care.”
―John Greenleaf Whittier
The eternal Goodness, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“Man is his own star, and the soul that can
Render an honest and a perfect man
Commands all light, all influence, all fate.
Nothing to him falls early, or too late.
Our acts our angels are, or good or ill,
Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.”
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647)
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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.