"I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Aneurin Bevan on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Aneurin Bevan on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Aneurin Bevan on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Aneurin Bevan on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Aneurin Bevan on William Shakespeare
"Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable."
"It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically."
"Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus."
"Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born."
"Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future."