What a country calls its vital… interests are not things that help its people live, but things that help it make war.
When New Labour came to power, we got a Right-wing Conservative government. I came to realise that voting Labour wasn’t in Scotland’s interests any more. Any doubt I had about that was cast aside for ever when I saw Gordon Brown cosying up to Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street.
If we all think only of our own interests, we are headed for collective disaster – just look at what we are doing to our planet’s climate.
My interests started about in science and in mathematics; I always thought I was going to be a mathematician.
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
It is impossible for capitalists and laborers to have common interests.
The poetic prose that most interests me is that of Henri Michaux.
For to change the norms, the very foci of attention, of a cultural system is a difficult task – far more complex than that of changing an individual’s attitudes and interests.
In the case of abortion, one pits the life of the fetus against the interests of the pregnant woman.
After September 11, the European governments have completely failed. They are incapable of seeing beyond their own national scope of interests.