Quotation by Bernadette Devlin

My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament: it is to get something done.
Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947), Irish politician and activist. The Price of My Soul, ch. 13 (1969).

The fiery young activist had just been elected to Parliament.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help