Quotes by Alan Clark

  • Our old friend, economical with the actualité.


    Truth

  • Safe is spelt D-U-L-L Politics has got to be a fun activity.


    Politics

  • There is nothing so improves the mood of the party as the imminent execution of a senior colleague.


    Politics

  • There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling and waiting for traces of blood to appear in the water.


    Politics

  • In the end we are all sacked and it’s always awful.


    Failure

  • If you have bright plumage, people will take pot shots at you.


    Conceit

  • Give a civil servant a good case and he will wreck it with clichés, bad punctuation, double negatives and convoluted apology.


    Civil Servants