Famous John Major Quotes About UK Prime Minister

Famous John Major Quotes About UK Prime Minister

John Major Quotes,UK Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader,British politician,The youngest British prime minister of the 20th century

Raised on 29 March 1943, John Major is a British politician who served as UK Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader from 1990 to 1997. The youngest British prime minister of the 20th century,Major was Foreign Secretary and then Chancellor of the Thatcher Government from 1989 to 1990, and from 1979 until his retirement in 2001, he was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Huntingdon. He has been both the oldest and longest serving of all living former Prime Ministers since Margaret Thatcher’s death in 2013. John Major Quotes are see below.

  • Born:- March 29, 1943 (age 77 years), St Helier Hospital, Sutton, United Kingdom
  • Education:- Rutlish School (1954–1959)
  • Cabinet:- Second Major ministry
  • Previous offices:- Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1997–1997)
  • Height:- 6.0
  • Net Worth:- $50 Million
  • Spouse:- Norma Major (m. 1970)

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Of course there are regrets. I shall regret always that I found my own authentic voice in politics. I was too conservative, too conventional. Too safe, too often. Too defensive. Too reactive. Later, too often on the back foot.

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

The politician who never made a mistake never made a decision.

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

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

Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.

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

I don’t think it’s the role of the prime minister to court the press.

John Major

There are more myths about Black Wednesday than the Greeks ever created.

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

I think we can get respect for Parliament back providing governments and oppositions are frank.

John Major
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