"The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Aneurin Bevan on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Aneurin Bevan on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Aneurin Bevan on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Aneurin Bevan on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Aneurin Bevan on Booker T. Washington
"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."