Bernard Crick Quotes

Top 21 wise famous quotes and sayings by Bernard Crick

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Bernard Crick quotes: Where government is impossible, politics is impossible. Where government is impossible, politics is impossible.
Bernard Crick quotes: Free men stick their necks out. Free men stick their necks out.
Bernard Crick quotes: Factory workers are not working for capitalism, they are working for a living wage. Factory workers are not working for capitalism, they are working for a living wage.
Bernard Crick quotes: The politician has no more use for pride than Falstaff had for honour. The politician has no more use for pride than Falstaff had for honour.
Bernard Crick quotes: Politics has rough manners, but it is a very useful thing. Politics has rough manners, but it is a very useful thing.
Bernard Crick quotes: Democracy is perhaps the most promiscuous word in the world of public affairs. Democracy is perhaps the most promiscuous word in the world of public affairs.
Bernard Crick quotes: Politics is a way of ruling in divided societies without undue violence ... politics is not just a necessary evil; it is a realistic good. Politics is a way of ruling in divided societies without undue violence ... politics is not just a necessary evil; it is a realistic good.
Bernard Crick quotes: BOREDOM with established truths is a great enemy of free men. BOREDOM with established truths is a great enemy of free men.
Bernard Crick quotes: Since the business of politics is the conciliation of differing interests, justice must not merely be done, but to be seen to be done. Since the business of politics is the conciliation of differing interests, justice must not merely be done, but to be seen to be done.
Bernard Crick quotes: Politics deserves much praise. Politics is a preoccupations of free men, and its existences is a test of freedom. Politics deserves much praise. Politics is a preoccupations of free men, and its existences is a test of freedom.
Bernard Crick quotes: Quite apart from the prestige of technology, people do, after all, prefer a simple idea to a complex one. Quite apart from the prestige of technology, people do, after all, prefer a simple idea to a complex one.
Bernard Crick quotes: In an abstract but real sense, Marxism arose through the breakdown first of religion and then of 'reason' as single sources of authority. In an abstract but real sense, Marxism arose through the breakdown first of religion and then of 'reason' as single sources of authority.
Bernard Crick quotes: The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension. The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.
Bernard Crick quotes: The plain truth is that what holds a free state together is neither general will nor a common interest, but simply politics itself. The plain truth is that what holds a free state together is neither general will nor a common interest, but simply politics itself.
Bernard Crick quotes: There is no great danger to politics in the desire for certainty at any price. There is no great danger to politics in the desire for certainty at any price.
Bernard Crick quotes: The agony of international relations is the need to try to practice politics without the basic conditions for political order. The agony of international relations is the need to try to practice politics without the basic conditions for political order.
Bernard Crick quotes: To Marx the claim of the theory of ideology is that all doctrine is a derivative of social circumstance. To Marx the claim of the theory of ideology is that all doctrine is a derivative of social circumstance.
Bernard Crick quotes: The unique character of political activity lies, quite literally, in its publicity. The unique character of political activity lies, quite literally, in its publicity.
Bernard Crick quotes: Too often the revolutionary is the man who must create order in the chaos left by failed conservatives. Too often the revolutionary is the man who must create order in the chaos left by failed conservatives.