"A week is a long time in politics."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Harold Wilson on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Harold Wilson on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Harold Wilson on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Harold Wilson on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Harold Wilson on Joseph Stalin
"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery."
"The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history."