In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful. It is as inevitable as death following life. If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted. Even Prime Ministers.
There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.
The only solution is to kill 600 people in one night. Let the UN and Bill Clinton and everyone else make a scene - and it is over for 20 years.
There's nothing so improves the mood of the Party as the imminent execution of a senior colleague.
The more you know about a species, the more you understand about how better to help protect them.
They're just actors. I much prefer the real thing!
Give a civil servant a good case and he'll wreck it with clichÃ©s, bad punctuation, double negatives, and convoluted apology.
There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water."
There are few nicer things than sitting up in bed, drinking strong tea, and reading.