"Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."John Major on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."John Major on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."John Major on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."John Major on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."John Major on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"If we want to deliver opportunity for all, we need an economy that delivers jobs for the future."
"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."
"Well, I think there's a distinction between sexing-up the intelligence and sexing-up the presentation of the intelligence."
"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."