Tony Blair Quotes

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Tony Blair quotes: We expected, I expected to find actual usable, chemical or biological weapons after we entered Iraq. We expected, I expected to find actual usable, chemical or biological weapons after we entered Iraq.
Tony Blair quotes: I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country. I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country.
Tony Blair quotes: I think I made the wrong career choice I think I made the wrong career choice
Tony Blair quotes: The intelligence is clear: (Saddam) continues to believe his WMD programme is essential both for internal repression and for external aggression. The intelligence is clear: (Saddam) continues to believe his WMD programme is essential both for internal repression and for external aggression.
Tony Blair quotes: The British people are the boss. The British people are the boss.
Tony Blair quotes: As so often before on the courage and determination of British men and women serving our country the fate of many nations rest. As so often before on the courage and determination of British men and women serving our country the fate of many nations rest.
Tony Blair quotes: There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it. And defeat it we must. There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it. And defeat it we must.
Tony Blair quotes: Ask me my three main priorities for Government, and I tell you: education, education, and education. Ask me my three main priorities for Government, and I tell you: education, education, and education.
Tony Blair quotes: This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism. This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism.
Tony Blair quotes: I do not seek unpopularity as a badge of honour, but sometimes it is the price of leadership and the cost of conviction. I do not seek unpopularity as a badge of honour, but sometimes it is the price of leadership and the cost of conviction.
Tony Blair quotes: My office is on Twitter. I don't tweet myself - at least, not intentionally, but I probably should do. My office is on Twitter. I don't tweet myself - at least, not intentionally, but I probably should do.
Tony Blair quotes: I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated. I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated.
Tony Blair quotes: Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her. Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her.
Tony Blair quotes: The class war is over. The class war is over.
Tony Blair quotes: The threat from Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction - chemical, biological, potentially nuclear weapons capability - that threat is real. The threat from Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction - chemical, biological, potentially nuclear weapons capability - that threat is real.
Tony Blair quotes: We know the problems ... and we know the solution; sustainable development. The issue is the political will We know the problems ... and we know the solution; sustainable development. The issue is the political will
Tony Blair quotes: That's the art of leadership. To make sure that what shouldn't happen, doesn't happen. That's the art of leadership. To make sure that what shouldn't happen, doesn't happen.
Tony Blair quotes: However much I dislike the idea of abortion, you should not criminalize a woman who, in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice. However much I dislike the idea of abortion, you should not criminalize a woman who, in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
Tony Blair quotes: I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent - any normal person would - but the survival of it is in his hands. I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent - any normal person would - but the survival of it is in his hands.
Tony Blair quotes: Examine the legacy that we inherited and what we did. We had boom-and-bust economics and a doubled national debt. Examine the legacy that we inherited and what we did. We had boom-and-bust economics and a doubled national debt.
Tony Blair quotes: The jolt that Tony Blair received 35,000ft above the Pacific Ocean was not normal turbulence. The jolt that Tony Blair received 35,000ft above the Pacific Ocean was not normal turbulence.
Tony Blair quotes: If there are further steps to European integration, the people should have their say at a general election or in a referendum. If there are further steps to European integration, the people should have their say at a general election or in a referendum.
Tony Blair quotes: You get these insurgent movements of populism, left and right. An insurgent movement of populism took my political party over in the UK for example. You get these insurgent movements of populism, left and right. An insurgent movement of populism took my political party over in the UK for example.
Tony Blair quotes: I think most people who have dealt with me, think I'm a pretty straight sort of guy, and I am. I think most people who have dealt with me, think I'm a pretty straight sort of guy, and I am.
Tony Blair quotes: Human progress has never been shaped by commentators, complainers or cynics. Human progress has never been shaped by commentators, complainers or cynics.
Tony Blair quotes: I say to the Taliban: surrender the terrorists; or surrender power. It's your choice. I say to the Taliban: surrender the terrorists; or surrender power. It's your choice.
Tony Blair quotes: The first big choice: a government with the strength to deliver stability, or a government that takes the country back to boom and bust. The first big choice: a government with the strength to deliver stability, or a government that takes the country back to boom and bust.
Tony Blair quotes: I'm the f***ing Prime Minister! I'm the f***ing Prime Minister!
Tony Blair quotes: We promise that the events of 1991 will not happen again - we have pledged to remove Saddam and we will deliver We promise that the events of 1991 will not happen again - we have pledged to remove Saddam and we will deliver
Tony Blair quotes: You only require two things in life: your sanity and your wife. You only require two things in life: your sanity and your wife.
Tony Blair quotes: What matters is what works. What matters is what works.
Tony Blair quotes: Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government. Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government.
Tony Blair quotes: Be a doer and not a critic. Be a doer and not a critic.
Tony Blair quotes: We know British Muslims in general abhor the actions of the extremists. We know British Muslims in general abhor the actions of the extremists.
Tony Blair quotes: Leaders lead but in the end it's the people who deliver. Leaders lead but in the end it's the people who deliver.
Tony Blair quotes: I haven't got the time to sit here arguing with someone whose idea of a coherent foreign policy is what comes up in Google when you type in peace! I haven't got the time to sit here arguing with someone whose idea of a coherent foreign policy is what comes up in Google when you type in peace!
Tony Blair quotes: The spread of freedom is the best security for the free. The spread of freedom is the best security for the free.
Tony Blair quotes: Society works by putting opportunity and responsibility together. Society works by putting opportunity and responsibility together.
Tony Blair quotes: But as I always say to people I'm essentially a public service person. But as I always say to people I'm essentially a public service person.
Tony Blair quotes: Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline. Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline.
Tony Blair quotes: We can only protect liberty by making it relevant to the modern world. We can only protect liberty by making it relevant to the modern world.
Tony Blair quotes: I don't concede it at all that the intelligence at the time was wrong. I don't concede it at all that the intelligence at the time was wrong.
Tony Blair quotes: No one is to blame for the breakdown in trust between politics, media and the public. No one is to blame for the breakdown in trust between politics, media and the public.
Tony Blair quotes: Bill Clinton has been a true leader of the western world. He has been a friend and a counsel to me and other leaders right around the world. Bill Clinton has been a true leader of the western world. He has been a friend and a counsel to me and other leaders right around the world.
Tony Blair quotes: For most normal people, politics is a distant, occasionally irritating fog. For most normal people, politics is a distant, occasionally irritating fog.
Tony Blair quotes: In April 1991, after the Gulf war, Iraq was given 15 days to provide a full and final declaration of all its WMD. In April 1991, after the Gulf war, Iraq was given 15 days to provide a full and final declaration of all its WMD.
Tony Blair quotes: I can only go one way. I've not got a reverse gear. I can only go one way. I've not got a reverse gear.
Tony Blair quotes: I am absolutely delighted to give my full support to Gordon as the next leader of the Labour Party and as prime minister and to endorse him fully. I am absolutely delighted to give my full support to Gordon as the next leader of the Labour Party and as prime minister and to endorse him fully.
Tony Blair quotes: There is nothing like waking up at six in the morning and changing a baby's nappy to bring you face to face with life's reality. There is nothing like waking up at six in the morning and changing a baby's nappy to bring you face to face with life's reality.
Tony Blair quotes: There is no doubt as to what needs to happen. There has to be a complete rejection of the type of terrorist attacks carried out in India. There is no doubt as to what needs to happen. There has to be a complete rejection of the type of terrorist attacks carried out in India.
Tony Blair quotes: We are all internationalists now, whether we like it or not We are all internationalists now, whether we like it or not
Tony Blair quotes: The public think the politicians don't know or care about their lives; and the politicians feel misunderstood. The public think the politicians don't know or care about their lives; and the politicians feel misunderstood.
Tony Blair quotes: I want to see a publicly-owned railway, publicly accountable. I want to see a publicly-owned railway, publicly accountable.
Tony Blair quotes: In Downing Street they called me 'Boss'. Civil servants would always call me 'Prime Minister'. In Downing Street they called me 'Boss'. Civil servants would always call me 'Prime Minister'.
Tony Blair quotes: Values unrelated to modern reality are not just electorally hopeless, the values themselves become devalued. They have no purchase on the real world. Values unrelated to modern reality are not just electorally hopeless, the values themselves become devalued. They have no purchase on the real world.
Tony Blair quotes: The 21st century will not be about the battle between capitalism and socialism but between the forces of progress and the forces of conservatism. The 21st century will not be about the battle between capitalism and socialism but between the forces of progress and the forces of conservatism.
Tony Blair quotes: Our new world rests on order. The danger is disorder. And in today's world, it can now spread like contagion. Our new world rests on order. The danger is disorder. And in today's world, it can now spread like contagion.
Tony Blair quotes: I believe Mrs. Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right. I believe Mrs. Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right.
Tony Blair quotes: Personally, I have already turned down the Downing St thermostat by 1 degree Personally, I have already turned down the Downing St thermostat by 1 degree
Tony Blair quotes: Nothing is more important to England's arrangements for the World Cup than the state of David Beckham's foot. Nothing is more important to England's arrangements for the World Cup than the state of David Beckham's foot.
Tony Blair quotes: I'm not prepared to have someone tell me there is only one view of what Europe is. Europe isn't owned by any of them, Europe is owned by all of I'm not prepared to have someone tell me there is only one view of what Europe is. Europe isn't owned by any of them, Europe is owned by all of us.
Tony Blair quotes: It is not a sensible or intelligent response for us in Europe to ridicule American argument or parody their political leadership. It is not a sensible or intelligent response for us in Europe to ridicule American argument or parody their political leadership.
Tony Blair quotes: Our tolerance is part of what makes Britain Britain. So conform to it, or don't come here. Our tolerance is part of what makes Britain Britain. So conform to it, or don't come here.
Tony Blair quotes: I am a pretty straight sort of guy. I am a pretty straight sort of guy.