Alan Clark

Nationality : British
Birth : 13th April, 1928
Death : 5th September, 1999
About : Alan Kenneth Mackenzie Clark was a British Conservative MP, historian and diarist. He served as a junior minister in Margaret Thatcher's governments at the Departments of Employment, Trade and Defence, and became a privy counsellor in 1991. He was the author of several books of military history, including his controversial work The Donkeys, which is considered to have inspired the musical satire, Oh, What a Lovely War! He is particularly remembered for his three-volume diary, a candid account of political life under Thatcher and a moving description of the weeks preceding his death, when he continued to write until he could no longer focus on the page.

Alan Clark Quotes

There are few nicer things than sitting up in bed, drinking strong tea, and reading.
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Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.

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