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Jimmy Reid by Ken Dunn on 20 August 2010 2:12pm
 
Jimmy Reid, one of Scotland's greatest examples of working-class character, verve, intelligence and grace, who died recently said the following: A rat race is for rats. We are not rats, we're human beings. Reject the insidious pressures in society that would blunt your critical faculties to all that is happening around you, that would caution silence in the face of injustice lest you jeopardise your chances of promotion and self-advancement.

This quote is from his rectorial address at Glasgow University in 1972 as reported in today's Daily Mail.
 
Re: Jimmy Reid by johnnythemonkey on 20 August 2010 2:19pm
 
" There will be no bevvying ! "
 
Re: Jimmy Reid by Ken Dunn on 21 August 2010 12:47am
 
Aye, wise words jtm. I nearly ran over a drunk in Edinburgh tonight - he was jay walking.
 



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