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#1. In their quest for power and self-importance, to compensate for whatever feelings of social inadequacy or sexual insecurity, they (Politicians)are prepared to perpetrate something which is hard to distinguish from mass murder if they think they can get away with it ... - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#2. I remember also speaking to a reporter on Gay News who enquired about my attitude to Gay Dogs and reassuring him of my compassionate attitude to homosexuality among dogs, while secretly feeling they ought to be whipped. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#3. There are countless horrible things happening all over the world and horrible people prospering, but we must never allow them to disturb our equanimity or deflect us from our sacred duty to sabotage and annoy them whenever possible. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#4. Generally speaking, the best people nowadays go into journalism, the second best into business, the rubbish into politics and the shits into law - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#5. My own theory is that the spectacle of the homeless may be necessary to keep the rest of us on the straight and narrow ... - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#6. Anyone might become homosexual after seeing Glenda Jackson naked. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#7. Looking back at all the people I have insulted, I am mildly surprised that I am still allowed to exist. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#8. Anyone wishing to communicate with Americans should do so by e-mail, which has been specially invented for the purpose, involving neither physical proximity nor speech. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#9. Strange how much simple wisdom there is to be found in the deformed head and unprepossessing carcase of your typical London cabbie. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#10. I don't suppose there has been a moment in the world's history where more people felt themselves to be artists, of when less art was produced. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#11. I should imagine that in my time I have eaten enough horses to provide a royal escort. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#12. You should tell the truth as often as you can, but in such a way as people don't believe you or think that you're being funny. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#13. Better to go than sit around being a terrible old bore. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#14. Politicians can forgive almost anything in the way of abuse; they can forgive subversion, revolution, being contradicted, exposed as liars, even ridiculed, but they can never forgive being ignored. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#15. When Glenda Jackson reveals that she has never been in a relationship with a man in which he hasn't raised his fists to her, I don't know whether this tells us more about the contemporary male or about Glenda Jackson. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#16. There is an old story about the boy at Eton who committed suicide. The other boys in his house were gathered together and asked if any of them could suggest a reason for the tragedy. After a long silence a small boy in the front put up his hand: 'Could it have been the food, sir? - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#17. The modern State's greatest single instrument of oppression, its murderous tax on drink ... accounts for nearly all the miseries besetting our once-merry land; football hooliganism, colour prejudice, industrial unrest, cynicism about politicians; the list is endless. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#18. He looked like the victim of a forceps delivery. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#19. At any rate it seems unlikely that there is any truth in the rumour as I have just this moment invented it. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#20. Judicial execution can never cancel or remove the atrocity it seeks to punish: it can only add a second atrocity to the original one. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#21. An unemployed electrician,whom I had been taunting with my reminder of how much richer I was, leaned forward and said:'What are your qualifications? I know exactly what your qualifications are.You bent over in the shower to pick up some soap at Eton and Harrow, like all the rest of them. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#22. Anyone in England who puts himself forward to be elected to a position of political power is almost bound to be socially or emotionally insecure, or criminally motivated, or mad. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#23. The main objection to killing people as a punishment ... is that killing people is wrong - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#24. The two sides of industry have traditionally always regarded each other in Britain with the greatest possible loathing, mistrust and contempt. They are both absolutely right. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#25. Christmas has become a public affirmation of the power and benignity of the state, to which we all make obeisance in the sybolism of the breath test ceremony. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#26. My own attitude to the innumerable injustices of life has always been a philosophical one, especially when they have tended to operate in my favour. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#27. We had to fill in forms which asked us whether we had ever been convicted of any crime. I hesitated about this. The NCO in charge, seeing me hesitate, explained kindly:'You write "No" in that line'. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#28. There are many Welsh who are taciturn, truthful, well formed, open minded, handsome and peaceful, even if no particular individual immediately springs to mind. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#29. It is impossible to be angry for very long with a man who wears a wig. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#30. The price of privilege is eternal vigilance. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#31. The rest of us learned the simple lesson - invaluable in a bureaucratic society - that there is no moral or practical obligation to tell the truth when filling in forms. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#32. It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#33. History, having destroyed the religion as the opium of the people, now requires that they be given a taste of the real stuff. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#34. Unless people are prepared to declare themselves your enemies you have to hunt around for them. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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#35. Politics, as I never tire of saying, is for social and emotional misfits, handicapped folk, those with a grudge. The purpose of politics is to help them overcome these feelings of inferiority and compensate for their personal inadequacies in the pursuit of power. - Author: Auberon Waugh
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