"Never take any notice of Anonymous letters, unless you get a few thousand on the same subject."
"In all my life I have treated the press with marked contempt and remarkable success."
"We took the name 'Liberal' because we were determined to be a progressive party, willing to make experiments,
in no sense reactionary but believing in the individual, his rights, and his enterprise, and rejecting the socialist panacea." from "Afternoon Light" (1967)
Interjector: "Wotcha gonna do about 'ousing?"
Sir Robert Menzies: "Put an 'h' in front of it."
"Life wasn't meant to be easy."
"I want to catch Mr Whitlam with his pants down."
from Sydney Morning Herald 8 April 1975
"He (Gorton) is not fit to hold the great office of Prime Minister."
from The Age 10 March 1971
Dame Enid Lyons
"Man is a predatory animal, and this aspect of his nature is nowhere better suited by environment than in the world of politics."
- Dame Enid Lyons, first Australian woman elected to Federal Parliament