Barbara Castle Quotes & Sayings

20 most famous Barbara Castle quotes and sayings (politician). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Barbara Castle Quotes
“He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit, his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit, and of course he would go down the pit.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“And what always struck me about that war period was how even Churchill had to talk socialism to keep up people's morale.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“In politics, guts is all.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law - that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“It is true that they paid much more attention to the trade unions because the trade unions were after all speaking for the rights and conditions of working men and women in their employment.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in Harold's ministerial room.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“I remember people who'd had a lot of hardship during the war. They'd thought we'd won.”
Barbara Castle Quotes
“Then, with lots of people doing that without ever looking over their shoulders to see how they were affecting anybody else, it couldn't work, and it didn't work, and it just came to a standstill.”

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