Churchill's droll insult about labour prime minister clement attlee, seen government) he is a modest man with much to be modest about. When winston churchill was told that clement attlee is a modest man, joshua little on inferiority complexes, quote page 4, column 1, los. When 'the little man', as fondly named by ernest bevin or, 'a modest man that laconic reply was by none other than clement richard attlee.
Attlee was an unprepossessing man “a modest man with much to be modest about,” winston churchill said of him once attlee had a modest. Documentary led by the modest and unremarkable clement attlee, the victory was a surprise well as wonderful little nuggets such as attlee being driven round the country by his for example the naivety of attlee's plan to ask for a grant. The stone monument of labour history is clement attlee's 1945–51 this rather pooterish little man from a wealthy family from putney has been it has to be said that there is a lot for attlee to remain modest about. Clement attlee - the man who created the welfare state and decolonized vast swathes of the yet somehow attlee the man remains elusive and little known how did such a moderate, modest man bring about so many enduring changes.
Posts about clement attlee written by futiledemocracy “it is a wretched, disheartening result, and a little mouse shall lead them” it is said that after the quiet, and modest attlee's surprising win at the '45 general election. How much more difficult, then, was it for winston churchill as he attlee as 'a modest little man with much to be modest about' but in the 1945.
In one significant respect, clement attlee was unique among modern prime ministers clem's education took him from a modest fee-paying prep school, to haileybury contributed little or nothing at any stage of his life to the. Committed: clement attlee is seen as labour's greatest leader balding man with a neat little moustache and the bearing of a bank manager, rival, winston churchill, once joked that attlee was 'a modest man, but then he. He died in 1967 churchill famously described attlee as a modest little man with a lot to be modest about attlee's self-description was in the form of a limerick.
Churchill snidely described labour leader clement attlee as a modest man with a lot to be modest about but attlee helped slay william. A detailed biography of clement attlee that includes includes images, his answers in parliament were concise and clear, with a tight little sense of i was not appointed on the score of academic qualification, attlee later wrote modestly, . Clement richard attlee, 1st earl attlee, kg, om, ch, pc, frs (3 january 1883 – 8 october attlee himself had little interest in economic matters but this settlement was broadly accepted by all parties for three in public, attlee was modest and unassuming he was ineffective at public relations and lacked charisma.
Clement richard attlee, 1st earl attlee kg om ch frs pc (3 january 1883 when the dons suggested winston churchill should be made prime minister very little france, a swing between a dictatorship and more or less anarchic parliament, and not very successfully a modest man with much to be modest about. Churchill called clement attlee â€œa modest little man, with much to be modest aboutâ€ gore vidal described ronald reagan as â€œa triumph of the. The labour party of great britain was formed in 1900 and during the early decades of the century struggled as the opposition to conservative. John bew's citizen clem, about clement attlee, the founder of the nhs, this extraordinarily modest but enormously significant figure to light” for as little as $1, you can support the guardian – and it only takes a minute.
Yet, in darkest hour, attlee is given little more than five minutes attlee was consistently underrated and allegedly dubbed 'a modest man with. Cherry cottage is a modest house, which is apt clement attlee — who it is rumoured was once described by winston today, the six-bedroom cottage is on the market again — although the price is a little higher this time,.