Quotations by Lord Hailsham
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Born: Wednesday, October 9, 1907
Died: Friday, October 12, 2001 (94 years old)
A reasonable doubt is nothing more than a doubt for which reasons can be given. The fact that 1 or 2 men out of 12 differ from the others does not establish that their doubts are reasonable.
(Keywords: Men, Doubt, Fact, Nothing)
I regard freedom of expression as the primary right without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy.
(Keywords: Democracy, Expression, Freedom, Right)
In a confrontation with the politics of power, the soft center has always melted away.
(Keywords: Politics, Power)
The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right.
(Keywords: Argument, Being, Right)
The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion.
(Keywords: Politics, Religion, End, Passion, Prostitution, Religious)