Nigel Farage’s Greatest Hits: 21 Memorable Quotes

Nigel Farage, often a lightning rod for controversy, has made numerous statements that have alienated many and shocked the public sphere. Here’s a look at some of his most memorable quotes that might make you wonder how he resonates with anyone at all.

1. On Romanians

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“I was asked if a group of Romanian men moved in next to you, would you be concerned? And if you lived in London, I think you would be.”

2. On Immigration and Traffic

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“It took me six hours and 15 minutes to get here – it should have taken three-and-a-half to four. That is nothing to do with professionalism, what it does have to do with is a country in which the population is going through the high roof chiefly because of open-door immigration.”

3. On Handguns

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“The ban on handguns is ludicrous.”

4. Defending Derogatory Terms

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“If you and your mates were going out for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?”

5. On Breastfeeding

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“I think that given that some people feel very embarrassed by it, it isn’t too difficult to breastfeed a baby in a way that’s not openly ostentatious. Or perhaps sit in the corner, or whatever it might be.”

6. On Female Employees

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“A woman who has a client base, has a child and takes two or three years off – she is worth far less to her employer when she comes back than when she went away because that client base won’t be stuck as rigidly to her portfolio.”

7. On Political Correctness

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“We are tiptoeing our way towards cultural suicide.”

8. On HIV and Immigration

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“People who do not have HIV, to be frank. That’s a good start. And people with a skill.”

9. On Anti-Semitism and Muslim Influence

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“What’s fuelling it is that there are many more Muslim voices, and some of those Muslim voices are deeply, deeply critical of Israel.”

10. On a ‘Fifth Column’

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“There is an especial problem with some of the people who’ve come here and who are of the Muslim religion who don’t want to become part of our culture.”

11. On Muslims Not Integrating

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“Some Muslims are coming here to take us over.”

12. On Jews in America

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“There are about six million Jewish people living in America, so as a percentage it’s quite small, but in terms of influence it’s quite big… In terms of money and influence they are a very powerful lobby.”

13. On George Soros

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“[George Soros] is the biggest danger to the entire western world.”

14. On the ‘Breaking Point’ Poster

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“It was branded ‘vile’ by chancellor of the time George Osborne, who said it ‘echoed’ Nazi propaganda.”

15. On Political Adversaries

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“He has the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk.”

16. On the European Union

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“I don’t want to be rude but, really, you have the charisma of a damp rag and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk.”

17. On Putin’s Political Acumen

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“As an operator, but not as a human being, I would say Putin. The way he played the whole Syria thing. Brilliant.”

18. On British Politics

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“The whole of British politics has been shaken up in a way that the complacent Westminster class could never even have contemplated.”

19. On Ukip’s Influence

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“I am the catalyst for the downfall of the Blairites, the Clintonites, the Bushites.”

20. On His Personal Image

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“Looking at the picture of me in the wreckage, note that I’ve still got my top button done up and my tie on.”

21. On Cultural Identity

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“We find ourselves to be very uncomfortable with the homogenisation of society, with the suppression of our history, our traditions and our culture.”

When Outrage Becomes Outrageous

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It’s truly remarkable how Farage’s statements reflect a deep disconnect from the common experiences and values of many Britons. Whether you see him as a straight-talking challenger of the status quo or as a divisive figure, it’s clear his words often stray far from the mainstream discourse.

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