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William Donaldson Quotes

Questions, Hypothetical: Neednt be answered. No one knows why.
Schools, Public: They teach you to stand on your own two feet. No doors on the lavatories. That sorts the men from the boys.
Snobbery, Inverted: The worst kind. No need to explain why.
— William Donaldson —

I wish to protest most strongly about everything.

— William Donaldson

Only a shallow mind would be puzzled by the fact that Original Sin appears to be distributed so much more noticeably among the deprived ... than among merchant bankers living in Surrey's green belt.

— William Donaldson

I read recently that 60% of all drugs on the black-market had been put there by the police. No sooner are drugs seized, it seems, than they are recycled onto the streets by the arresting officers! I know our Leader, Mrs Thatcher, is in favour of private enterprise, but this is the free market gone mad! ... Yours for the Market Economy Within Reasonable Limits!

— William Donaldson

I expect you (William Whitelaw) were as impressed as I was to read of the recent electrocution in Florida of a character called John Spenkelink in the electric chair. It seems that a full six minutes passed before Spenkelink was dead, during which time he hopped about like a prawn on a hot plate.

— William Donaldson

I locate Essential Spain at last - the cruel winds, the grinding poverty, the unforgiving landscape. It could be Wales.

— William Donaldson

At Winchester we were discouraged from standing too close, from making, or seeking, personal disclosure. The other day I met a fellow Wykhamist - someone I'd known for forty years - and after the preliminaries, I said: 'Are you happy?'He took a pace back and squinted with surprise: 'Are you pulling my wire?' he said. 'That's none of your business'.
At Winchester we were none of us each others business. We cracked on.

— William Donaldson

Avarice is patriotic!

— William Donaldson

Politicians.Their first thoughts are always with the loved ones of the British serviceman tragically killed in action.
And whether they'll vote New Labour at the next election.
There's no need to be cynical, Susan.
Why not?
You've got me there.

— William Donaldson

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