Bernadette Devlin

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    Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
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    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.
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    It wasn't long before people discovered the final horrors of letting an urchin into Parliament.
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    My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament: it is to get something done.
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    One American said that the most interesting thing about Holy Ireland was that its people hate each other in the name of Jesus Christ. And they do!
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    To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
    Source: The Price of My Soul
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