„I am half-surprised to find that as I go on I get more and more confirmed in the old advanced Liberal principles, economic, social, & political, with which I entered Parliament 30 years ago.“

Letter to John Spencer (19 February 1900), quoted in John Wilson, C.B.: A Life of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (London: Constable, 1973), p. 326
Leader of the Opposition

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„I am for "peace, retrenchment, and reform" — the watchword of the great Liberal party 30 years ago. Whosoever may abandon the cause I shall never pronounce another Shibboleth, but as long as the old flag floats in the air I shall be found a steadfast soldier in the foremost ranks“

—  John Bright British Radical and Liberal statesman 1811 - 1889

Speech (28 April 1859); this phrase was first used by William IV in his speech from the Throne for the Whig government of Earl Grey (17 November 1830), quoted in The Times (29 April 1859), p. 6.

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„I was so surprised at being born that I didn't speak for a year and a half.“

—  Gracie Allen American actress and comedienne 1902 - 1964

As quoted in Gracie : A Love Story (1988) by George Burns, p. 17

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„Something terrible happened here 30 years ago today. I cannot explain why it happened. I just wish our crew that day could have helped more people than we did.“

—  Hugh Thompson, Jr. United States helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War 1943 - 2006

Quoted by CNN, regarding the My Lai massacre. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/07/national/07thompson.html

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„Yes I did when I was at university 30 years ago, just for a short time.“

—  Harriet Harman British politician 1950

On smoking cannabis http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/6907040.stm, 20 July, 2007.

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„I foresaw political correctness 43 years ago.“

—  Ray Bradbury American writer 1920 - 2012

Playboy interview (1996)
Contexto: I foresaw political correctness 43 years ago. … whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. … I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is B. S. You can't fool around with the dangerous notion of telling a university what to teach and what not to.

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„If you use a Macintosh or an iPhone, which honestly I would not recommend, you would be using code that I wrote more than 25 years ago.“

—  Rick Rashid American computer scientist, Microsoft vice president 1951

Microsoft researcher talks tools, telescope, and iPhone http://news.cnet.com/8301-13860_3-10077953-56.html in CNET (29 October 2008)

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„If people want go-along, get-along politics, I am not their guy.“

—  Bill Sali American politician 1954

While fighting a tax increase in the Idaho legislature.
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„It confirms my idea that you also need more liberal gun laws. Guns lead to a polite society, as we like to say in the United States. And I think that all of western Canada would agree with me.“

—  Ann Coulter author, political commentator 1961

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„I summarize more than 30 years of research on factors that can create a "perfect storm" which leads good people to engage in evil actions.“

—  Philip G. Zimbardo American social psychologist, author of Stanford Prison Experiment 1933

In his introduction to his site on The Lucifer Effect (2007) http://www.lucifereffect.com/
Contexto: I summarize more than 30 years of research on factors that can create a "perfect storm" which leads good people to engage in evil actions. This transformation of human character is what I call the "Lucifer Effect," named after God's favorite angel, Lucifer, who fell from grace and ultimately became Satan.
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„Politically, I am for efficiency. Economically first.“

—  Arsène Wenger French footballer and manager 1949

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