John Major Quotes

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If we want to deliver opportunity for all, we need an economy that delivers jobs for the future. -John Major
I think we can get respect for Parliament back providing governments and oppositions are frank. -John Major
Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less. -John Major
I want Britain to punch its weight in the European Community. -John Major
Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be too clever by half. The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters. -John Major
Life is full of surprises. -John Major
It is the one event in my life of which I am most ashamed and I have long feared it would be made public. -John Major
Our country is the richer for her life and the poorer at her death. -John Major
In the next ten years we will have to continue to make changes which will make the whole of this country a genuinely classless society. -John Major
The British don't runaway from terrorism. We have had 30-odd years of terrorism in our own country from the Irish Republican Army. We're used to it. -John Major
Liberty is equally desirable to the good and to the bad, to the brave and to the dastardly. -John Major
Whether you agree with me or disagree with me; like me or loathe me, don't bind my hands when I am negotiating on behalf of the British nation. -John Major
Give the Germans five deutschmarks and they will save it. But give the British £5 and they will borrow £25 and spend it. -John Major
I would rather go while I am being urged to stay, than to stay beyond the time when I should go. -John Major
I think the biggest mistake I made was this wretched ability to see both sides of an argument. -John Major
When the euro was born, it was born in the wrong economic circumstances. -John Major
I don't think nations can stand aside for ethnic cleansing and genocide. -John Major
Certainly we've seen the enormous changes across the whole of the Middle East. The democratic genie is out of the bottle. -John Major
Political suicide can end a career. -John Major
I don't think it's the role of the prime minister to court the press. -John Major
I am walking over hot coals suspended over a deep pit at the bottom of which are a large number of vipers baring their fangs. -John Major
I like the best of the British press. The best of the British press is very good. -John Major
I think the majority of the British people are still sanguine about the need for war. -John Major
Well British troops are superb in the field in terms of conflict. -John Major
What happens when there is a conflict between the Scottish parliament, if it was established, and the Westminster parliament? Who is supreme? -John Major
The argument that someone is a bad man is an inadequate argument for war and certainly an inadequate and unacceptable argument for regime change. -John Major
The politician who never made a mistake never made a decision. -John Major
When your back is against the wall, there is only one thing to do, and that is turn around and fight. -John Major
Recovery begins from the darkest moment. -John Major
There are more myths about Black Wednesday than the Greeks ever created. -John Major
A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn't believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it. -John Major
Ronnie Barker will forever be remembered as one of the great comic actors. -John Major
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