Fred Kite Quotes in I'm All Right Jack (1959)
Fred Kite Quotes:
Fred Kite: Ahhh, Russia. All them corn fields and ballet in the evening.
Fred Kite: We do not and cannot accept the principle that incompetence justifies dismissal. That is victimisation.
Fred Kite: I see from your particulars you was at college in Oxford. I was up there meself. I was at the Balliol summer school in 1946. Very good toast and preserves they give you at tea time, as you probably know.
Fred Kite: Me and my colleagues are the Works Committee. Would you mind producing your union card.
Stanley Windrush: I'm afraid I can't. It's not compulsory, is it?
Shop Steward: No, it's not compulsory. Only you've *got* to join, see?
Fred Kite: I've got to be off. I can't stay here arguing. I've got a lot to do. Report to the Executive, check up on the pickets.
Mrs. Kite: From what I can see, the only time you ever jolly well *do* any work is when you're on strike.
Fred Kite: My daughter, Cynthia. She works 'ere, spindle polishing.
Stanley Windrush: Oh, really? That room you were talking about just now. Perhaps I could pop round and have a look at it.
Mrs. Kite: [talking about their daughter Cynthia] She just wants a bit of fun.
Fred Kite: Yes, and she makes sure she gets it.
Fred Kite: My politics is a matter between my conscience and the ballot box...
Stanley Windrush: Your politics - to each according to his needs, from each as little as he can get away with. And no overtime except on Sundays, at double the rate. That's a damn fine way to build a new Jerusalem.
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