National Health Service
- Although I am not myself a devotee of bigness for bigness sake, I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.
- Bevan speaking in the House of Commons during the reading of the NHS Bill.
- I stuffed their mouths with gold.
- Bevan, referring to allowing consultants to continue private practice alongside their NHS duties.