James Ramsay MacDonald FRS was a British statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1935. He was the first Labour Party politician to become Prime Minister, leading minority Labour governments in 1924 and in 1929–31. He headed a National Government from 1931 to 1935, dominated by the Conservative Party and supported by only a few Labour members. MacDonald was later vehemently denounced by and expelled from the party he had helped to found.
|Let them [France and Germany] especially put their demands in such a way that Great Britain could say that she supported both sides.||Discrimination & Prejudice ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs|
|Let them especially put their demands in such a way that Great Britain could say that she supported both sides.||Diplomacy & Diplomats ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs|
|National pride may be a valuable possession, but when it becomes consciousness of racial superiority it ceases to be an Imperial virtue.||Expansionism, Colonialism & Imperialism|
|Society goes on and on and on. It is the same with ideas.||Miscellaneous|
|When I was a visitor to a lunatic asylum I always noticed how well the worst lunatics looked.||Miscellaneous|