Quotations by Lord Hailsham

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Born: Wednesday, October 9, 1907
Died: Friday, October 12, 2001 (94 years old)
Profession: Politician
Nationality: British


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.
- Lord Hailsham
(Keywords: Men, Doubt, Fact, Nothing)

I regard freedom of expression as the primary right without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy.
- Lord Hailsham
(Keywords: Democracy, Expression, Freedom, Right)

In a confrontation with the politics of power, the soft center has always melted away.
- Lord Hailsham
(Keywords: Politics, Power)

The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right.
- Lord Hailsham
(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.
- Lord Hailsham
(Keywords: Politics, Religion, End, Passion, Prostitution, Religious)







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