Quotations that match 'parliament'.

It is not the Government, the members of Parliament to whom the ultimate decision belongs, it is up to you to go forward sure of your sacred right of free opinion, sure of your patriotism. John Amery
[ Belongs Decision Forward Free Go Government Members Opinion Parliament Patriotism Right Sacred Sure Ultimate Up Whom Your]
After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised. William Lilly
[ After Beheaded Effected Either Formerly Had His Majesty Nation Nothing Parliament Peace Promised Religion Settling Some Tranquillity Years]
The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection. Elihu Root
[ Attractive Authority Conduct Conformity Control Counsel Enforce Force Idea International Legislation Man National Nations Now Parliament Perfection Police Power Right Rules]
Parliament must not be told a direct untruth, but it's quite possible to allow them to mislead themselves. Norman Tebbit
[ Allow Direct Mislead Must Parliament Possible Quite Them Themselves Told Untruth]
After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted. Abbe Pierre
[ After Archbishop Canon Cardinal Could Entered Law Out Paris Parliament Permitted Poor Priest Prompted Speak Still Time War]
It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority in parliament and claims the government for itself. Franz von Papen
[ Claims Conceivable Gain Government Itself Majority Might Parliament Party]
The real political life in Russia unfortunately is not in the parliament but on the streets and in the media. Garry Kasparov
[ Life Media Parliament Political Real Russia Streets Unfortunately]
The responsibility of a minister is to step aside when there is a criminal investigation of the department. That protects the propriety of Parliament and of responsible government. Jack Layton
[ Aside Criminal Department Government Investigation Minister Parliament Propriety Protects Responsibility Responsible Step]
A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behoves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper. John Pym
[ Behoves Body Commonwealth Facility Keep Parliament Soul Therefore Us Which]
The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation - the obligation to Parliament - it's the reason we did the merger! - is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government. Stephen Harper
[ Alternative Canadians Constitutional Did Government Leader Make Merger Obligation Opposition Parliament Reason Sure]
I've had more than 12,000 emails from the United States. It's not easy in the United States to find out the email address of a British parliamentarian. George Galloway
[ Address British Easy Email Emails Find Had More Out States Than United]
It is simply the view, and a view I think shared by most members of the party, that it is very difficult to have a leader that does not command the support of the parliamentary party. Francis Maude
[ Command Difficult Does Leader Members Most Parliamentary Party Shared Simply Support Think Very View]
Canadians can get Parliament working again. Here's how to do that: elect more New Democrats. Jack Layton
[ Again Canadians Democrats Elect Get Here How More New Parliament Working]
There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time. Fredrik Bajer
[ Applicable Cannot Conferences Congresses Criticism Extent Great Leveled Meetings Peace Time Waste Which]
I was elected to the Diet in the same way as at every parliamentary election. Fritz Sauckel
[ Diet Elected Election Every Parliamentary Same Way]
A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people. Walter Bagehot
[ Big Idle Less Meeting More Nothing Parliament Than]
The public treasure has been duly applied to the uses to which it was appropriated by Parliament, and regular accounts have been annually laid before Parliament, of every article of expense. Robert Walpole
[ Accounts Annually Applied Appropriated Article Been Before Duly Every Expense Laid Parliament Public Regular Treasure Uses Which]
It is with deep regret that the determination to assemble Parliament has been so long delayed. Henry Addington
[ Assemble Been Deep Delayed Determination Long Parliament Regret]
I knew it to be very doubtful whether the Cabinet, Parliament, and the country would take this view on the outbreak of war, and through the whole of this week I had in view the probable contingency that we should not decide at the critical moment to support France. Edward Grey
[ Cabinet Contingency Country Critical Decide Doubtful France Had Knew Moment Outbreak Parliament Probable Should Support Take Through Very View War Week Whether Whole Would]
I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already been to the Parliament House; and yet this is of most importance. For, had I seen nothing else in England but this, I should have thought my journey thither amply rewarded. Karl Philipp Moritz
[ Almost Already Amply Been Else England Forgotten Had House Importance Journey Most Nothing Parliament Rewarded Seen Should Tell Thither Thought Yet]
Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably. Ludwig Quidde
[ Century Considerably Encouraged End Had Increased Nineteenth Number Pacifist Propaganda Resolutions Such Their Toward Treaties]
People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any Act of Parliament. A. P. Herbert
[ Act Any Fun Here Must Parliament Reference Things]
I cannot think of any circumstances in which a government can go to war without the support of parliament. Tony Blair
[ Any Cannot Circumstances Go Government Parliament Support Think War Which Without]
No matter how many troops we have in place or how long they stay, we cannot impose a parliamentary democracy there any more than the insurgents can impose a theocracy. Nick Clooney
[ Any Cannot Democracy How Impose Insurgents Long Many Matter More Parliamentary Place Stay Than Theocracy Troops]
It is, and long has been my opinion, and I have heard honourable members in this House declare it to be theirs - that it is the duty of Parliament equally to protect all the different interests in the country. Joseph Hume
[ Been Country Declare Different Duty Equally Heard Honourable House Interests Long Members Opinion Parliament Protect Theirs]
If you want to be a government in a minority Parliament, you have to work with other people. Stephen Harper
[ Government Minority Other Parliament Want Work]
The unions still have a job to do, representing their members' interests to governments and parliaments. And I think collective agreements still have a role, alongside markets and laws. Jacques Delors
[ Agreements Alongside Collective Governments Interests Job Laws Markets Members Parliaments Representing Role Still Their Think Unions]
Indeed I did not stand as a beggar at the Parliament door, for I never was at the Parliament-House, nor stood I ever at the door as I do know or can remember; not as a petitioner I am sure. Margaret Cavendish
[ Am Beggar Did Door Ever Indeed Know Never Nor Parliament Petitioner Remember Stand Stood Sure]
My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament: it is to get something done. Bernadette Devlin
[ Done Function Get Life Parliament Politician Something]
As to the question of elected or not elected, each member of the European Commission has been appointed jointly by the governments of the 15 member states, and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence from the European Parliament. Mario Monti
[ Appointed Been Commission Confidence Each Elected European Governments Individual Jointly Member Parliament Question Scrutiny States Undergone Vote]
We have in the last two years, we have passed 350 legislation in the parliament, most of which deal with democratization, human rights, and of course, economy. Bulent Ecevit
[ Course Deal Democratization Economy Human Last Legislation Most Parliament Passed Rights Two Which Years]
Well it's not a matter for me to say what Llew Smith can or cannot do, he's an elected Member of Parliament. Ron Davies
[ Cannot Elected Matter Member Parliament Say Smith Well]
We have used the presence of UNMIK, as well as other European and American agencies to establish a legal framework compatible with the European Union and that is already an advantage. We have seen the positive effects of this and our parliament will continue to go this way. Ibrahim Rugova
[ Advantage Agencies Already American Compatible Continue Effects Establish European Framework Go Legal Other Our Parliament Positive Presence Seen Union Used Way Well Will]
I am glad to learn that the Parliament Bill has been passed for the Darlington Railway. George Stephenson
[ Am Been Bill Glad Learn Parliament Passed Railway]
A year ago I was in the city of Genoa, and I found that it returned seven representatives to the Sardinian Parliament at Turin, seven being its fair share, calculated according to the population of the various cities and districts of the Sardinian kingdom. John Bright
[ According Ago Being Calculated Cities City Districts Fair Found Kingdom Parliament Population Representatives Returned Seven Share Various Year]
When we fled from the oppressions of kings and parliaments in Europe, to found this great Republic in America, we brought with us the laws and the liberties, which formed a part of our heritage as Britons. Caleb Cushing
[ America Britons Brought Europe Fled Formed Found Great Heritage Kings Laws Liberties Oppressions Our Parliaments Part Republic Us Which]
The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence. Albert Bushnell Hart
[ Attempted Caused Effort England Growth Immense Influence Parliamentary Power Resistance Sovereigns Steadily Strengthen Stuart Their]
May the soul of the late President Milton Obote... a long-time member of this parliament, rest in peace. Yoweri Museveni
[ Late May Member Milton Parliament Peace President Rest Soul]
Demand the ballot as the undeniable right of every man who is called to the poll, and take special care that the old constitutional rule and principle, by which majorities alone shall decide in Parliamentary elections, shall not be violated. John Bright
[ Alone Ballot Called Care Constitutional Decide Demand Elections Every Majorities Man Old Parliamentary Poll Principle Right Rule Shall Special Take Undeniable Violated Which]
I owed it to my father that I was elected to Parliament in the first place, but I owed it to my mother that I stuck it out once I got there. Agnes Macphail
[ Elected Father First Got Mother Once Out Owed Parliament Place Stuck]
Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us. P. J. O'Rourke Government
[ Democracy Every Government Parliament Trouble Us Whores]
We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Ashamed Know Parliament]
We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress. Mary A. Ward
[ Bear Believed Bringing Classes Government Growth Influence Line Local Machinery Other Parliament Parliamentary Perhaps Progress Real Some Special Than Through Vote Wishes Women]
We have to make it clear that one, two or even three BNP MEPs elected to Brussels will have very little effect on the workings of the Parliament and the Commission. Steve Blake
[ Brussels Clear Commission Effect Elected Even Little Make Parliament Three Two Very Will Workings]
Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile. William Lyon Mackenzie King
[ Conspicuous Control Credit Currency Democracy Futile Government Idle Issue Most Parliament Recognized Responsibility Restored Sacred Sovereignty Talks Until]
I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism. Ed Miliband
[ Believe Book Dad Everyone Parliamentary Road Saying Socialism Suppose Wrote]
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ During Election English Free Members Only Parliament Think]
I was thrown into the Parliament right away. From 1976 to 1978 I was concerned with the abortion issue, later on with that of divorce. Emma Bonino
[ Abortion Away Concerned Divorce Into Issue Later Parliament Right Thrown]
We'll support the government on issues if it's essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians. Stephen Harper
[ Alternative Canadians Country Essential Government Issues Opposition Our Parliament Primary Prop Provide Responsibility Support Up]
We can't afford to go down the dead end roads of Parliamentary Socialism or Fascistic Bolshevism. John Blair
[ Afford Bolshevism Dead Down End Go Parliamentary Roads Socialism]
I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side. Robert Walpole
[ Both Expenses Fortune Good Had Happened Houses Majority Necessary Parliament Side These Those Thought]
The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women. Millicent Fawcett
[ Against Appealed Dates England Extension First Ladies Led Mrs Number Opposition Organised Parliamentary Proposed Suffrage Ward Women]
The Massachusetts Land Bank, during Colonial times, prospered, and brought prosperity to the community, until it was forcibly suppressed by special act of Parliament. John Buchanan Robinson
[ Act Bank Brought Colonial Community During Forcibly Land Massachusetts Parliament Prospered Prosperity Special Suppressed Times Until]
I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah... a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term. Jim Bolger
[ Ah Always Attracted Democracy Election Fixed Full Going Governments Had Hard Instinct Know More Much Parliamentary Personally Say Should Term Their Very]
There are many members of parliament present here who know as well as I do that, if a man has not already been converted, it will require a great deal more than a letter of appeal to achieve conversion. Fredrik Bajer
[ Achieve Already Appeal Been Conversion Converted Deal Great Here Know Letter Man Many Members More Parliament Present Require Than Well Will]
Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith. Lord Acton
[ Demands Discussion Faith Good Government Hardly Least Machiavelli Parliamentary Profession Public Stood Teaching Test Would]
I think people forget that to be on the A list you first had to go through the original graded Parliamentary Selection Board. I did that and then like everyone else had the further interviews to get onto the A list. Adam Rickitt
[ Board Did Else Everyone First Forget Further Get Go Had Interviews List Onto Original Parliamentary Selection Then Think Through]
I was the deputy Chairman of the Democratic Union of the Pacific, and we started at 8 I think and I was called to the telephone and to be told there's a coup, the government has been overthrown - it was round about 9, 10 when the Parliament sat they had done then. Kamisese Mara
[ Been Called Chairman Coup Democratic Deputy Done Government Had Overthrown Pacific Parliament Round Sat Started Telephone Then Think Told Union]
Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party... unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative. Stockwell Day
[ Cooperative Elected Get Good Government Individuals Label Little Minister Opportunity Parliament Party Pledged Prime Standing Under Unless]
Russian Parliament today is a bunch of puppets that just fall in with the instructions from Kremlin. Garry Kasparov
[ Bunch Fall Instructions Just Kremlin Parliament Puppets Russian Today]
You may see the emergence of a new political party from the body of the trade union movement which represents a very clear-cut socialist alternative policy and which gives expression to the views of the trade union movement in parliament. Arthur Scargill
[ Alternative Body Clear-Cut Emergence Expression Gives May Movement New Parliament Party Policy Political Represents See Socialist Trade Union Very Views Which]
The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party, however, apply to me, apply to every other Member of the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a context the way in which those rights to freedom of speech should be exercised. Ron Davies
[ Apply Context Every Exercised Freedom However Into Labour Member Orders Other Parliamentary Party Put Rights Should Speech Standing Those Way Which]
Israel is the only country in the Middle East where Arabs can be elected to the parliament in a democratic election. Adam Michnik
[ Arabs Country Democratic East Elected Election Israel Middle Only Parliament Where]
Pakistan has not recognized Israel... any such decision would be taken in supreme national interests after due consultation of the parliament. Shaukat Aziz
[ After Any Consultation Decision Due Interests Israel National Pakistan Parliament Recognized Such Supreme Taken Would]
When I am in the Scottish Parliament chamber, I often feel the need to sit for the entire debate. It's only courteous to listen to what everyone has to say, although I often find myself desperate to say something but too scared to stand up in case I regret it. Margo MacDonald
[ Although Am Case Chamber Courteous Debate Desperate Entire Everyone Feel Find Listen Myself Need Often Only Parliament Regret Say Scared Scottish Sit Something Stand Too Up]
More and more people in my country recognise the dangers of having their governors appointed by Putin and having no influence in parliament because Parliament today is also following instructions from Kremlin and no longer represents its people. Garry Kasparov
[ Also Appointed Because Country Dangers Following Governors Having Influence Instructions Kremlin Longer More Parliament Putin Recognise Represents Their Today]
The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Ability Acknowledged Adequate Against British Colonies Cooperation Exertions Extraordinary French Late Measures More Parliament Than Their War Were]
The following year, after I had prepared my draft, the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously. Ludwig Quidde
[ After Commission Conference Decided Draft Following Had Hague Prepared Problem Seriously Set Special Study Union Up Year]
An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own. Walter Bagehot
[ Also Become Characteristics Give His Influential Labour Least Member Mind Money Most Much Only Original Own Parliament Part Pay Sacrifice Such Time Too Which]
While not widely reported, our victories in Iraq are plentiful. National elections, a democratic parliament and the drafting of a constitution are just some of the victories throughout this embattled country. Paul Gillmor
[ Constitution Country Democratic Drafting Elections Iraq Just National Our Parliament Plentiful Reported Some Throughout Victories While Widely]
Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of. Stockwell Day
[ Been Before British Cabinet Canada Centuries Constitutional Empire Even Evolved Features Had Inherited Most Other Parliamentary Part Place Several System Thought Which Within]
I think politics can no longer be assigned to parliamentary activity and it probably never could be. But politics with a small p and the history of trade union movement really interests me. Saffron Burrows
[ Activity Assigned Could History Interests Longer Movement Never Parliamentary Politics Probably Really Small Think Trade Union]
The Western media tends to place a lot of emphasis on official institutions in Ukraine such as its supreme court, the central election commission, and the parliament. In reality, the people of Ukraine now control their destiny. Bob Schaffer
[ Central Commission Control Court Destiny Election Emphasis Institutions Lot Media Now Official Parliament Place Reality Such Supreme Tends Their Ukraine Western]
By the reduction of the Arabs on the one hand and Jewish immigration in the transition period on the other, we will ensure an absolute Hebrew majority in a parliamentary regime. Moshe Sharett
[ Absolute Arabs Ensure Hand Hebrew Immigration Jewish Majority Other Parliamentary Period Reduction Regime Transition Will]
We are demonstrating for services for all the people and not just services for money. It's very important that this message goes to the European Parliament today. John Monks
[ Demonstrating European Goes Important Just Message Money Parliament Services Today Very]
I was a Member of the European Parliament for a period of time and I saw a lot of European laws and treaties. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ European Laws Lot Member Parliament Period Saw Time Treaties]
If politicians continue to promote separatism in Australia, they should not continue to hold their seats in this parliament. They are not truly representing all Australians, and I call on the people to throw them out. Pauline Hanson
[ Australia Australians Call Continue Hold Out Parliament Politicians Promote Representing Seats Should Their Them Throw Truly]
Some members of both Houses have, it is true, been removed from their employments under the Crown; but were they ever told, either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants, that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament? Robert Walpole
[ Administration Any Been Both Crown Either Employments Ever His Houses Majesty Measures Members Opposing Other Parliament Removed Servants Some Their Told True Under Were]
The Government and the Parliament, even the House of Lords, will consent to a large increase of electors; and men who have not considered the subject fully will imagine they have gained much by the concession. John Bright
[ Concession Consent Considered Even Fully Gained Government House Imagine Increase Large Lords Men Much Parliament Subject Will]
Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn declaration it was disregarded, and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years, was destroyed by the Act of Union. Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud, by treachery and falsehood. John Edward Redmond
[ Act After Carried Declaration Destroyed Disregarded Eighteen Falsehood Five Force Fraud Gentlemen Hundred Irish Know Lasted Parliament Solemn Treachery Union Well Which Years]
But let's be clear. We're talking about a country where there's no opposition. As leader he can ignore Parliament and - sorry that's Tony Blair isn't it? Um, so he doesn't even have to ask the country before he goes to war - sorry that's still Tony Blair. Rory Bremner
[ Ask Before Blair Clear Country Even Goes Ignore Leader Opposition Parliament Sorry Still Talking Tony Um War Where]
The government can access these funds but only following approval by the parliament to support our budget requirements and investments in infrastructure development, education, public health, and so on. Jose Ramos-Horta
[ Access Approval Budget Development Education Following Funds Government Health Infrastructure Investments Only Our Parliament Public Requirements Support These]
And we've also had now the speaker of the Parliament in Iraq using blatantly anti-Semitic remarks, saying the Jews and sons of Jews are the problem of all the violence that's in Iraq. Jan Schakowsky
[ Also Anti-Semitic Blatantly Had Iraq Jews Now Parliament Problem Remarks Saying Sons Speaker Using Violence]
That is why if Lebanon concludes a peace agreement with Israel and brings that accord to the Parliament our deputies will reject it; Hezbollah refuses any conciliation with Israel in principle. Hassan Nasrallah
[ Accord Agreement Any Brings Conciliation Concludes Deputies Hezbollah Israel Lebanon Our Parliament Peace Principle Refuses Reject Why Will]
Only that Swiss in the heart want still a king or at least a strong Upper House of Parliament. Swiss long themselves for less democracy and more dictatorship. Peter Bichsel
[ Democracy Dictatorship Heart House King Least Less Long More Only Parliament Still Strong Swiss Themselves Upper Want]
Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet the challenge of judicial activism. Stockwell Day
[ Activism Challenge Failed Judicial Meet Our Parliamentary Simply System]
It wasn't long before people discovered the final horrors of letting an urchin into Parliament. Bernadette Devlin
[ Before Discovered Final Horrors Into Letting Long Parliament]
I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them. Tommy Douglas
[ Become Being Buildings Mind Monument Monuments Over Parliament Pigeons Seen Symbol Them Want]
In 1765, Parliament passed the Stamp Act, which, as any American high school student can tell you, was an act that apparently had something to do with stamps. Dave Barry
[ Act American Any Apparently Had High Parliament Passed School Something Stamp Stamps Student Tell Which]
Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically - while simulating a triumphant march forward - than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament? Alexander Herzen
[ Done English Forward Houses March More Parliament Possible Simulating Spot Stand Still Than Triumphant Two While Would]
And think of how we challenged the idea of a male dominated Parliament with All-Women shortlists and made the cause of gender equality central to our government. We were right to do so. Ed Miliband
[ Cause Central Challenged Dominated Equality Gender Government How Idea Made Male Our Parliament Right Think Were]
No expense has been incurred but what has been approved of and provided for by Parliament. Robert Walpole
[ Approved Been Expense Incurred Parliament Provided]
Tony Blair - good thing there are not parliamentary elections in this country. Gwen Ifill
[ Blair Country Elections Good Parliamentary Thing Tony]
Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study. Millicent Fawcett
[ Apparent Aside Believed Come Different Entirely Heirs His Inconvenient Just Lay Mill Mr Opinions Parliament Person Radical Revolutionary Said Study Throne Would]
The interparliamentary conference should, in my opinion, direct its particular attention to the preparation of the next Hague Conference, the diplomatic conference, the conference of governments. Fredrik Bajer
[ Attention Conference Diplomatic Direct Governments Hague Next Opinion Particular Preparation Should]
Now, I think that in acknowledging that every individual Member of Parliament and indeed every individual member of the Labour Party, has rights to express their view in a spirit of tolerance. Ron Davies
[ Acknowledging Every Express Indeed Individual Labour Member Now Parliament Party Rights Spirit Their Think Tolerance View]
I felt that if we, as the Met, were not intervening once one person starts digging up Parliament Square, then someone else is going to join in and you have a spiral. Michael Todd
[ Digging Else Felt Going Intervening Join Met Once Parliament Person Someone Spiral Square Starts Then Up Were]
Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom. Bernadette Devlin
[ Allowed Basically Bottom British Coming Doing Effective Go Job More Organized Parliament Place Politics Sacrifice Should Top]
As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there. John Donne
[ Being Compose Determine Differences Doors Families Keeping Known Parliament Part Quiet States Subsist Their Weaknesses Within]
I have moved on from being a British parliamentarian, I have moved on from being a New Labour politician, I have moved on from being the supporter in the active day-to-day sense of Tony Blair. Peter Mandelson
[ Active Being Blair British Day-To-Day Labour Moved New Politician Sense Supporter Tony]
Improved turnout will give parliament and government the appearance of being more legitimate. Peter Lynch
[ Appearance Being Give Government Improved Legitimate More Parliament Turnout Will]
The U.S. views Morocco as an important friend, and we applaud your political and economic reforms that culminated with the recent parliamentary elections that were widely reported to have been conducted in a fair and open manner. Donald Evans
[ Applaud Been Conducted Economic Elections Fair Friend Important Manner Morocco Open Parliamentary Political Recent Reforms Reported Views Were Widely Your]
The majority of the members of the Irish parliament are professional politicians, in the sense that otherwise they would not be given jobs minding mice at crossroads. Flann O'Brien
[ Crossroads Given Irish Jobs Majority Members Mice Minding Otherwise Parliament Politicians Professional Sense Would]
However, democracy cannot be defined as the existence of parliaments and elections alone. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Alone Cannot Defined Democracy Elections Existence However Parliaments]
It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy. Khaleda Zia
[ Courtesy Decency Having Impossible Parliamentary Patience Politeness Politics Practice Without]
Defenders of the status quo will argue that this system has served us well over the centuries, that our parliamentary traditions have combined stability and flexibility and that we should not cast away in a minute what has taken generations to build. Ferdinand Mount
[ Argue Away Build Cast Centuries Combined Defenders Flexibility Generations Minute Our Over Parliamentary Quo Served Should Stability Status System Taken Traditions Us Well Will]
Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success. Walter Bagehot
[ Bad Dullness Excellence Good Government Indication Matters Parliamentary Particular Sign Success Test]
Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims. James Q. Wilson
[ Aims Complex Contradictory Different Empower Had Many Parliamentary Peace Power Powers Problem Pursue Result Separation Some Struggle Such Suggest System Treaties Would]
Well, one thing that has happened is they have had a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress. Now, we were not happy with everything that happened with the parliamentary elections, and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt. Roger Wicker
[ Egypt Election Elections Everything Exactly Had Happened Happy Now Parliamentary Perfect Presidential Progress Represented Thing Well Were Which]
First of all it has never been the case that I have threatened people with expulsion or that I've threatened to throw people out of the Parliamentary Labour Party. Ron Davies
[ Been Case Expulsion First Labour Never Out Parliamentary Party Threatened Throw]