Tony Abbott Quotes

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Tony Abbott quotes: More excuses for more failures. More excuses for more failures.
Tony Abbott quotes: The last thing Australia needs right now is instability and uncertainty. The last thing Australia needs right now is instability and uncertainty.
Tony Abbott quotes: We cannot suffer a person by his affidavit to arraign the whole justice of the country and its administration. We cannot suffer a person by his affidavit to arraign the whole justice of the country and its administration.
Tony Abbott quotes: A government that says what it means, and means what it says. A government that says what it means, and means what it says.
Tony Abbott quotes: I think anything which improves services is in principle a good thing. I think anything which improves services is in principle a good thing.
Tony Abbott quotes: Look, good government doesn't look for excuses, good government gets on with the job. Look, good government doesn't look for excuses, good government gets on with the job.
Tony Abbott quotes: For small business people, less paperwork means higher profits, boosted sales and more time with the family. For small business people, less paperwork means higher profits, boosted sales and more time with the family.
Tony Abbott quotes: The truth is I try to take people as I find them. The truth is I try to take people as I find them.
Tony Abbott quotes: We have already provided a strong humanitarian response to the problems in the Middle East and that response will be stronger within coming days. We have already provided a strong humanitarian response to the problems in the Middle East and that response will be stronger within coming days.
Tony Abbott quotes: I'm not running for canonisation. I'm not running for canonisation.
Tony Abbott quotes: We are a very like-minded group, the senior members of this government. The outliers are not very far away from the mainstream. We are a very like-minded group, the senior members of this government. The outliers are not very far away from the mainstream.
Tony Abbott quotes: You cannot win an election without a fight. You cannot win an election without a fight.
Tony Abbott quotes: We've got to get the system right. That's why we've got this root-and-branch reform under way. We've got to get the system right. That's why we've got this root-and-branch reform under way.
Tony Abbott quotes: Political parties don't work when people just announce what they are doing and expect everyone else to follow. Political parties don't work when people just announce what they are doing and expect everyone else to follow.
Tony Abbott quotes: Certainly, my uni days involved some statements that I wouldn't make today. Certainly, my uni days involved some statements that I wouldn't make today.
Tony Abbott quotes: They've changed the salesman but they haven't changed the product. They've changed the salesman but they haven't changed the product.
Tony Abbott quotes: My commitment to the forgotten families of Australia is to ease your cost of living pressure. My commitment to the forgotten families of Australia is to ease your cost of living pressure.
Tony Abbott quotes: Three days ago, Dana had been kidnapped by the Norse god Loki and trapped in the Greek Underworld. Three days ago, Dana had been kidnapped by the Norse god Loki and trapped in the Greek Underworld.
Tony Abbott quotes: I don't think it's a very Christian thing to come in by the back door rather than the front door, I don't think it's a very Christian thing to come in by the back door rather than the front door,
Tony Abbott quotes: We shouldn't be willy-nilly creating potential human life just to satisfy the urges of the scientific community. We shouldn't be willy-nilly creating potential human life just to satisfy the urges of the scientific community.
Tony Abbott quotes: The quality of government, I suppose, is determined not by what happens, but by how you react to what happens. The quality of government, I suppose, is determined not by what happens, but by how you react to what happens.
Tony Abbott quotes: A government that understands the limits of power as well as its potential. A government that understands the limits of power as well as its potential.
Tony Abbott quotes: Although our powers are great, they are not unlimited they are bounded by some lines of demarcation. Although our powers are great, they are not unlimited they are bounded by some lines of demarcation.
Tony Abbott quotes: I don't bring religion into the square. I don't bring religion into the square.
Tony Abbott quotes: The Australian public are very fair and they are always prepared to give the leader of a major political party a fair go. The Australian public are very fair and they are always prepared to give the leader of a major political party a fair go.
Tony Abbott quotes: Well, I'm not saying that an emissions tax is ever going to be good policy. Well, I'm not saying that an emissions tax is ever going to be good policy.
Tony Abbott quotes: There will be no overall increase in the tax burden whatsoever. There will be no overall increase in the tax burden whatsoever.
Tony Abbott quotes: No one, however smart, however well-educated, however experienced, is the suppository of all wisdom. No one, however smart, however well-educated, however experienced, is the suppository of all wisdom.
Tony Abbott quotes: We just can't stop people from being homeless if that's their choice. We just can't stop people from being homeless if that's their choice.
Tony Abbott quotes: A bit of body contact never hurt anyone. A bit of body contact never hurt anyone.
Tony Abbott quotes: I do enjoy exercise, not because I am an exercise junkie but because it's terrific stress release. I do enjoy exercise, not because I am an exercise junkie but because it's terrific stress release.
Tony Abbott quotes: We are about getting things done. We are not about the blame game. We are not about making excuses. We are about getting things done. We are not about the blame game. We are not about making excuses.
Tony Abbott quotes: I try to treat people as people and not put them in pigeonholes. I try to treat people as people and not put them in pigeonholes.
Tony Abbott quotes: Tony Abbott's books are so amazing! Tony Abbott's books are so amazing!
Tony Abbott quotes: If we boost productivity, we can improve economic growth. If we boost productivity, we can improve economic growth.
Tony Abbott quotes: If you want to put a price on carbon why not just do it with a simple tax. If you want to put a price on carbon why not just do it with a simple tax.
Tony Abbott quotes: Once people come to Australia, they join the team. Once people come to Australia, they join the team.
Tony Abbott quotes: There are no factions in the Liberal Party. There are no factions in the Liberal Party.
Tony Abbott quotes: If you don't want to work weekends, don't. If you don't want to work weekends, don't.
Tony Abbott quotes: Voluntary paid maternity leave: yes; compulsory paid maternity leave: over this Government's dead body, frankly. It just won't happen. Voluntary paid maternity leave: yes; compulsory paid maternity leave: over this Government's dead body, frankly. It just won't happen.
Tony Abbott quotes: And the commitment that I've been giving to the Australian people is that there'll be no surprises and no excuses under a Coalition government. And the commitment that I've been giving to the Australian people is that there'll be no surprises and no excuses under a Coalition government.
Tony Abbott quotes: The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the mother's convenience. The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the mother's convenience.
Tony Abbott quotes: No cuts to health , no cuts to education, no cuts to pensions No cuts to health , no cuts to education, no cuts to pensions
Tony Abbott quotes: I don't think my religious convictions should be held against me. I don't think my religious convictions should be held against me.
Tony Abbott quotes: In the era of mobile phones and emails, you're no more out of the loop in China than you are in Sydney. In the era of mobile phones and emails, you're no more out of the loop in China than you are in Sydney.
Tony Abbott quotes: I instinctively try to protect people from filth. I instinctively try to protect people from filth.
Tony Abbott quotes: So, my friends, in a week or so the Governor-General will swear in a new government. So, my friends, in a week or so the Governor-General will swear in a new government.
Tony Abbott quotes: Middle income families with children are Australia's new poor Middle income families with children are Australia's new poor
Tony Abbott quotes: The only thing I wouldn't do is sell my arse. The only thing I wouldn't do is sell my arse.
Tony Abbott quotes: It seems that, notwithstanding the dramatic increases in manmade CO2 emissions over the last decade, the world's warming has stopped. It seems that, notwithstanding the dramatic increases in manmade CO2 emissions over the last decade, the world's warming has stopped.
Tony Abbott quotes: There will be no surprises and no excuses from a Coalition government, Barrie. There will be no surprises and no excuses from a Coalition government, Barrie.
Tony Abbott quotes: There's a sense in which politicians can never work hard enough. There's a sense in which politicians can never work hard enough.
Tony Abbott quotes: I am, as you know, hugely unconvinced by the so-called settled science on climate change. I am, as you know, hugely unconvinced by the so-called settled science on climate change.
Tony Abbott quotes: We've got to maintain freedom of navigation of the seas and in the air. We've got to maintain freedom of navigation of the seas and in the air.
Tony Abbott quotes: Oppositions are not there to get legislation through. Oppositions are there to hold the government to account. Oppositions are not there to get legislation through. Oppositions are there to hold the government to account.
Tony Abbott quotes: Taxes will always be lower under a Coalition government Taxes will always be lower under a Coalition government
Tony Abbott quotes: To be sociable, I puffed on a marijuana cigarette, but I didn't inhale ... I just hate the idea of drawing smoke into my lungs. To be sociable, I puffed on a marijuana cigarette, but I didn't inhale ... I just hate the idea of drawing smoke into my lungs.
Tony Abbott quotes: It was a positive sign that the conversation took place, it's a sign of the depth of the friendship between Australia and Indonesia. It was a positive sign that the conversation took place, it's a sign of the depth of the friendship between Australia and Indonesia.
Tony Abbott quotes: We will be a consultative, collegial government. No surprises, no excuses. That's what you'll get under the Coalition. We will be a consultative, collegial government. No surprises, no excuses. That's what you'll get under the Coalition.
Tony Abbott quotes: If I was in a refugee camp somewhere on the Pakistani border, of course I'd want to come to Australia. If I was in a refugee camp somewhere on the Pakistani border, of course I'd want to come to Australia.
Tony Abbott quotes: I'm focused on doing the job the treasurer should do.I don't respond to gossip. I'm focused on doing the job the treasurer should do.I don't respond to gossip.
Tony Abbott quotes: Aboriginal people have much to celebrate in this country's British heritage Aboriginal people have much to celebrate in this country's British heritage
Tony Abbott quotes: I want to see an end to sovereign risk questions over Australia. I want to see an end to sovereign risk questions over Australia.
Tony Abbott quotes: I can't promise that I won't continue to embarrass people. I can't promise that I won't continue to embarrass people.