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Politicians should be made to take time to think before changing what works.
As a parliamentary term is 5 years, I'd suggest 6 years.

Bamber, tonight in the pub

(Yep, I'm quite proud of that as it was totally off the cuff during a heated conversation)
 

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A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get it's pants on.
~ Winston Churchill
 

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There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love
~ Washington Irving
 

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Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
~ Saint Francis de Sales
 

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Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
~ William Faulkner
 

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Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure.
~ Tacitus, 56 AD – 120 AD
 

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What makes the difference between a Nation that is truly great and one that is merely rich and powerful It is the simple things that make the difference. Honesty, knowing right from wrong, openness, self-respect, and the courage of conviction.
 

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“Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding”

“All creatures must learn to coexist. That’s why the brown bear and the field mouse can share their lives in harmony. Or course, they can’t mate or the mice would explode.”

~ Betty White.
 

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Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
~ Rose Kennedy
 

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" I shoot people with my eyes ! My camera is just a pretext... "
- <a href="http://twitter.com/valibarbulescu" title="Link to example website">Vali Barbulescu</a>
 

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Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
~ Martin Luther King Jr.
 

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”If you'd given me the choice of going out and beating four men and smashing a goal in from 30 yards against Liverpool or going to bed with Miss World, it would have been a difficult choice. Luckily, I had both.” George Best, who passed away 10 years ago today.