Paddy Ashdown, who has passed away at 77, was the Liberal Democrat’s longest-serving leader who built the party into a major political force.

An ardent pro-European, he was respected for his expertise in foreign affairs and served as the UN’s representative in Bosnia-Herzegovnia after stepping down as an MP.

But he was also highly involved in local politics and always strived to look beyond the Westminster bubble.

Here are a collection of his best quotes that will inspire us for years to come.

Keep reading...Show less
Please log in or register to upvote this article
The Conversation (0)