John Major

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John Major

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.More John Major [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.More John Major [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn't believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it.More John Major [07/21/2011 07:07:06]
Ronnie Barker will forever be remembered as one of the great comic actors.More John Major [07/21/2011 07:07:03]
Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.More John Major [07/21/2011 07:07:10]
It is time to return to core values, time to get back to basics , to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for the others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your family - and not shuffling it off on other people and the state.More John Major [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If we want to deliver opportunity for all, we need an economy that delivers jobs for the future.More John Major [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If you look at things that really affect people's lives - sport, the arts, charities - they were always at the back of the queue for government money - health, social security, defence, pensions were all way ahead. And each of those areas - sports, the arts, the lottery - got relatively petty cash from the government.More John Major [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Well, I think there's a distinction between sexing-up the intelligence and sexing-up the presentation of the intelligence.More John Major [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Whatever efforts for peace President Gorbachev had in mind, they were pretty substantially undercut very swiftly by Saddam Hussein.More John Major [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The sight of allegedly sophisticated politicians parroting complete tripe trivialises and demeans government and it has to be stopped. It's played a significant part in public disillusionment with politics and has led to the absurd situation where more people vote for 'Strictly Come Dancing' than voted in the general election.More John Major [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I think we can get respect for Parliament back providing governments and oppositions are frank.More John Major [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
It is time to return to core values, time to get back to basics , to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for the others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your family - and not shuffling it off on other people and the state.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life is full of surprises.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Recovery begins from the darkest moment.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't think nations can stand aside for ethnic cleansing and genocide.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The politician who never made a mistake never made a decision.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I inherited a sick economy and passed on a sound one. But one abiding regret for me is that, in between, I did not have the resources to put in place the educational and social changes about which I cared to much; I made only a beginning, and it was not enough.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn't believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are more myths about Black Wednesday than the Greeks ever created.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What happens when there is a conflict between the Scottish parliament, if it was established, and the Westminster parliament? Who is supreme?More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have a huge admiration for the House of Lords, I have a huge admiration for the people who work in the House of Lords, they're great public servants and they do an absolutely tremendous job.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Certainly we've seen the enormous changes across the whole of the Middle East. The democratic genie is out of the bottle.More John Major [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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