Quotation by Bernadette Devlin

Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom.
Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947), Irish politician. The Price of My Soul, ch. 6 (1969).

The fiery Northern Irish political activist had been elected to Parliament in the preceding year.
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