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Billy Bragg Quotes: "Freedom is merely privilege extended, unless enjoyed by one and all."

Freedom is merely privilege extended, unless enjoyed by one and all.




Billy Bragg Quotes: "I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return."

I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return.




Billy Bragg Quotes: "I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party. I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be, but that's because they've moved, not me."

I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party. I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be, but that's because they've moved, not me.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "You can experience a download, but you can't download an experience."

You can experience a download, but you can't download an experience.




Billy Bragg Quotes: "War what is it good for? It's good for business."

War what is it good for? It's good for business.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "A virtue never tested is no virtue at all."

A virtue never tested is no virtue at all.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "If there is a single trait in our character that has historically set us apart from other nations, it is our determination to limit the authority of those who rule over us."

If there is a single trait in our character that has historically set us apart from other nations, it is our determination to limit the authority of those who rule over us.




Billy Bragg Quotes: "What corporations fear most are consumers who ask questions. Naomi Klein offers us the arguments with which to take on the superbrands."

What corporations fear most are consumers who ask questions. Naomi Klein offers us the arguments with which to take on the superbrands.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Mixing pop and politics he asks me what the use is / I offer him embarrassment and my usual excuses."

Mixing pop and politics he asks me what the use is / I offer him embarrassment and my usual excuses.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash."

I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "By the time I was 19, punk had occurred. It had a completely different cultural dynamic to it which rejected everything and started again from the year zero."

By the time I was 19, punk had occurred. It had a completely different cultural dynamic to it which rejected everything and started again from the year zero.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Don't saddle me with your ideals, and spare me all your guilt. For a poet with all the answers, has never yet been built."

Don't saddle me with your ideals, and spare me all your guilt. For a poet with all the answers, has never yet been built.




Billy Bragg Quotes: "Our neighbors shake their heads And take their valuables inside While my countrymen piss in the fountains To express their national pride."

Our neighbors shake their heads And take their valuables inside While my countrymen piss in the fountains To express their national pride.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "My theory is this; I'm not a political songwriter. I'm an honest songwriter."

My theory is this; I'm not a political songwriter. I'm an honest songwriter.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Peace, bread, work, and freedom is the best we can achieve."

Peace, bread, work, and freedom is the best we can achieve.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "I was in a little punk band and we put out a few punk records that weren't very political, at all."

I was in a little punk band and we put out a few punk records that weren't very political, at all.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Were it not for the Clash, punk would have been just a sneer, a safety pin and a pair of bondage trousers."

Were it not for the Clash, punk would have been just a sneer, a safety pin and a pair of bondage trousers.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans."

All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "That's what I'm about -- getting engaged. Too many people don't wade in the mud with the politicians."

That's what I'm about -- getting engaged. Too many people don't wade in the mud with the politicians.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "An isolationist America is no bloody use to anyone."

An isolationist America is no bloody use to anyone.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "So, in some ways, the political songs tend to be a bit more like reportage, whereas the love songs tend to be like novels, you can pick them up off the shelf and go into them any time."

So, in some ways, the political songs tend to be a bit more like reportage, whereas the love songs tend to be like novels, you can pick them up off the shelf and go into them any time.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had."

Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Baptists burn more slowly."

Baptists burn more slowly.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "A patriot is someone who cares what happens in their country."

A patriot is someone who cares what happens in their country.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "The most important thing for anyone, I think, is to be engaged, whether you're an artist or a journalist is to be engaged in the process at some level."

The most important thing for anyone, I think, is to be engaged, whether you're an artist or a journalist is to be engaged in the process at some level.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "[A]s long as you're comfortable it feels like freedom."

[A]s long as you're comfortable it feels like freedom.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "If you thought the army was here protecting people like yourself, I've some news for you, we're here to defend wealth."

If you thought the army was here protecting people like yourself, I've some news for you, we're here to defend wealth.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today."

Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "If you've got a blacklist, I want to be on it."

If you've got a blacklist, I want to be on it.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "You can be active with the activists or sleep in with the sleepers while you're waiting for the Great Leap Forwards."

You can be active with the activists or sleep in with the sleepers while you're waiting for the Great Leap Forwards.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "I think if you're going to make political art, you have to engage at some level. You can't just write about politics, you have to try and be politics as well."

I think if you're going to make political art, you have to engage at some level. You can't just write about politics, you have to try and be politics as well.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations."

All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "I'd like to think that in a generation or two we'll have politicians whose life experience reflects that of the people who are voting for them."

I'd like to think that in a generation or two we'll have politicians whose life experience reflects that of the people who are voting for them.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "It would shine a torch into the dirty little corner where the BNP defecate on our democracy, and that would be much more powerful than duffing them up in the street - which Im also in favour of."

It would shine a torch into the dirty little corner where the BNP defecate on our democracy, and that would be much more powerful than duffing them up in the street - which Im also in favour of.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "I never met a politician who didn't want to be a guitar player in a rock band. I've got the opportunity to say what I believe in."

I never met a politician who didn't want to be a guitar player in a rock band. I've got the opportunity to say what I believe in.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas."

I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Money maketh man a tory, don't fire that assumption at me, I like toast as much as anyone but not for breakfast, dinner and tea"

Money maketh man a tory, don't fire that assumption at me, I like toast as much as anyone but not for breakfast, dinner and tea



Billy Bragg Quotes: "The idea that musicians should be talking about politics is, in some ways, quite a sixties' idea. Music no longer has a vanguard role in youth culture."

The idea that musicians should be talking about politics is, in some ways, quite a sixties' idea. Music no longer has a vanguard role in youth culture.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "If we accuse Trump of being a liar, he won't just say 'I never said that' or just ignore it and go on to the next thing."

If we accuse Trump of being a liar, he won't just say 'I never said that' or just ignore it and go on to the next thing.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "If we think we're a nation with great ideas, and a nation that wants to make the world a better place, let's commit ourselves and involve ourselves with our European partners."

If we think we're a nation with great ideas, and a nation that wants to make the world a better place, let's commit ourselves and involve ourselves with our European partners.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "I'm celebrating my love for you with a pint of beer and a new tattoo"

I'm celebrating my love for you with a pint of beer and a new tattoo



Billy Bragg Quotes: "A nation with their freezers full are dancing in their seats, while outside another nation is sleeping in the streets."

A nation with their freezers full are dancing in their seats, while outside another nation is sleeping in the streets.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "The evil lot who did that thing on September 11 did it because they wanted to create a war between America and Islam. And by invading Iraq, we gave them what they hoped for."

The evil lot who did that thing on September 11 did it because they wanted to create a war between America and Islam. And by invading Iraq, we gave them what they hoped for.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "Today, rather than talk in terms of ideology or ideas like socialism, I think more important issues to discuss are things like compassion and accountability."

Today, rather than talk in terms of ideology or ideas like socialism, I think more important issues to discuss are things like compassion and accountability.



Billy Bragg Quotes: "The temptationTo take the precious things we have apartTo see how they workMust be resisted for they never fit together"

The temptationTo take the precious things we have apartTo see how they workMust be resisted for they never fit together



Billy Bragg Quotes: "If no one seems to understandStart your own revolution and cut out the mid"

If no one seems to understandStart your own revolution and cut out the mid