41 Powerful Quotes by Tony Blair

Political Quotes Tony Blair

Tony Blair was the former Prime Minister of United Kingdom and a British Labour Party politician. He served United Kingdom as a Prime Minister for ten years. Currently he runs a consultancy business as well as does charitable activities. Here are some of the popular quotes by Tony Blair.

  1. “Leaders lead but in the end it’s the people who deliver.” - Tony Blair
  2. “I cannot think of any circumstances in which a government can go to war without the support of parliament.” - Tony Blair
  3. “Whatever the dangers of the action we take, the dangers of inaction are far, far greater.” - Tony Blair
  4. “Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.” - Tony Blair
  5. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” - Tony Blair
  6. “Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.” - Tony Blair
  7. “I didn’t come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country.” - Tony Blair
  8. “And just as the terrorist seeks to divide humanity in hate, so we have to unify it around an idea. And that idea is liberty.” - Tony Blair
  9. “Education is the best economic policy there is.” - Tony Blair
  10. “Look, I am very competitive.” - Tony Blair
  11. “The threat from Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction - chemical, biological, potentially nuclear weapons capability - that threat is real.” - Tony Blair
  12. “Human progress has never been shaped by commentators, complainers or cynics.” - Tony Blair
  13. “I can only go one way. I’ve not got a reverse gear.” - Tony Blair
  14. “This mass terrorism is the new evil in our world today” - Tony Blair
  15. “You know, one of the things I’ve learnt since coming out of office is how much easier it is to give the advice than take the decision. I mean, you know, it’s tough.” - Tony Blair
  16. “Be a doer and not a critic.” - Tony Blair
  17. “Gaza should be free, open and connected to the world” - Tony Blair
  18. “Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government and I will lead it as party of government.” - Tony Blair
  19. “I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated.” - Tony Blair
  20. “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
  21. “My dad was a militant atheist, or is a militant atheist. My mum was sort of bought up in a religious family because she was a Protestant from Ireland but wasn’t especially religious.” - Tony Blair
  22. “What we hold dear in this country and in other civilized nations throughout the world.” - Tony Blair
  23. “It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities, it’s an irresponsible government that fails to choose.” - Tony Blair
  24. “I would’ve loved to have been in a band, but sadly I just wasn’t good enough.” - Tony Blair
  25. “My office is on Twitter. I don’t tweet myself - at least, not intentionally, but I probably should do.” - Tony Blair
  26. “You only require two things in life: your sanity and your wife.” - Tony Blair
  27. “He was a man of outstanding talent.” - Tony Blair
  28. “I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated.” - Tony Blair
  29. “Choice dependent on wealth; those are the Tory words.” - Tony Blair
  30. “But as I always say to people I’m essentially a public service person.” - Tony Blair
  31. “When Europe and America stand together the world is a better and more prosperous place.” - Tony Blair
  32. “The spread of freedom is the best security for the free.” - Tony Blair
  33. “Extend the hand of friendship.” - Tony Blair
  34. “I have long believed this interdependence defines the new world we live in.” - Tony Blair
  35. “Every so often, I feel I should graduate to classical music, properly. But the truth is, I’m more likely to listen to rock music.” - Tony Blair
  36. “As I said to the President yesterday, this country will stand ready to help in any way that we can,”
  37. “Our new world rests on order. The danger is disorder. And in today’s world, it can now spread like contagion.” - Tony Blair
  38. “Limited but solid achievement.” - Tony Blair
  39. “All the way through, we have been willing to take risks, provided at the end of it we can get a decent lasting settlement in Northern Ireland” - Tony Blair
  40. “If there is one thing Britain should learn from the last 50 years, it is this: Europe can only get more important for us.” - Tony Blair
  41. “What people should understand is that I adore the Labour party.” - Tony Blair

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