Archive for December 30, 2010

On the eighth day of Christmas our bloggers gave to me

December 30, 2010

Some local government (well, one local government and some other government) quotes:

  • Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too. (Richard M Nixon

  • The best argument against democracy is a conversation with the average voter. (Winston Churchill)

And whilst we’re on Churchill here is a couple of humerous exchanges between Lady Astor (the first female MP to take her seat) and Mr Churchill:

  • Lady Astor: “If you were my husband I’d give you poison,”
    Churchill: “If you were my wife, I’d drink it.”
  • Lady Astor, observing a drunken Churchill: “Winston! You’re drunk!”
    Churchill: “Yes madam.  You are ugly, but in the morning I shall be sober…”