John Major Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

A moratorium around election time to end some of these shenanigans would be appropriate.
– John Major

An answer ready to go.
– John Major

At the time, yes.
– John Major

Both the United Kingdom and South Africa are keen to develop the relationship that exists and make it closer yet and on the basis of the discussions that we have this morning, that is something we will readily be able to achieve.
– John Major

I can’t remember an occasion when there was so much excitement and anticipation about a game of cricket. It has been a truly phenomenal series.
– John Major

I didn’t come from two rooms in Brixton to 10 Downing Street not to go out and fight with every fiber of my being for the things I believe in and the country I love.
– John Major

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.
– John Major

It remains impossible to reconcile Sinn Fein’s rhetoric for peace with the IRA’s preparations for murder.
– John Major

It’s a puzzle, and it’s keeping us on our toes. It’s showing signs of an eruption, but not to the size and magnitude of 1980.
– 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

Ronnie Barker will forever be remembered as one of the great comic actors.
– John Major

The events of 25 years ago constituted a terrible tragedy, and I believe everyone is determined that the lessons of that day are never forgotten.
– John Major

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.
– John Major

The new rules are not necessarily unfair,
– John Major

The politician who never made a mistake never made a decision.
– John Major

This is David expressing a personal view that many people will agree with but it isn’t party policy.
– John Major

This is exactly the kind of event that we’ve sort of been talking about and anticipating over the past several days. This is a fairly small eruption.
– John Major

We want a truly open society, in which every man and woman will be able to go as far as their talent, ambition and effort take them.
– John Major


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