Friday, 28 October 2011

Devoid of principles



      They tell me he was a man quite devoid of principles, whatever they are, but I’d put it another way and say he was a consummate politician.


Flashman and the Angel of the Lord, p.184, Harper Collins, 1995.


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2 comments:

TheLyricalFork said...

Haha! Love this quote, as a devout Flashmanite <3

Speedicut said...

For more of Flashy's thoughts on the political class see

http://flashmansretreat.blogspot.com/2008/11/flashy-on-politicians.html

http://flashmansretreat.blogspot.com/2010/11/one-of-hazards-of-washington.html