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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Tony Blair on leadership, immigration, climate, politics, global-warming, tolerance, conformism and leadership.

9 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Tony Blair That You Should Not Miss

Quick Facts

Famous As: Prime Minister of Britain

Born On: May 6, 1953

Born In: Edinburgh

Tony Blair is one of the most iconic Leaders of the Labour Party from the United Kingdom, and the former Prime Minister of the country. After the demise of former leader of Labour Party, John Smith, Blair took over the reins along with Neil Kinnock. He focused on eradicating previous socialist norms of the party in an effort to win power, closer to the political centre. After winning the elections in 1997, his government initiated important legislative measures such as the ‘National Minimum Wage Act’, ‘Human Rights Act’ and ‘Freedom of Information Act’. His regime was also responsible for the devolution of the United Kingdom. It helped in establishing the ‘Northern Ireland Assembly’, ‘The Scottish Parliament’ and ‘The National Assembly’ for Wales. President Bush found support in Blair for his foreign policies which secured the participation of British armed forces in the controversial 2001 invasion of Afghanistan and 2003 invasion of Iraq. Blair faced a lot of heat due to this decision which created strong repercussions amongst the masses. Read through some of the most illuminating quotes and sayings from one of the most successful world leaders. Following is a compilation of notable quotations and thoughts by Tony Blair which have been curated from his life and work.
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The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.

Tony Blair

A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in.. And how many want out.

Tony Blair

Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.

Tony Blair

Our tolerance is part of what makes Britain Britain. So conform to it, or don't come here.

Tony Blair

The single hardest thing for a practicing politician to understand is that most people, most of the time, don’t give politics a first thought all day long.

Tony Blair

I want a Britain that is one nation, with shared values and purpose, where merit comes before privilege, run for the many not the few, strong and sure of itself at home and abroad.

Tony Blair

Politics may be the art of the possible, but at least in life, give the impossible a go.

Tony Blair

Tony Blair's response when asked by one of his Parliament members why he believes so much in America: "A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in.. And how many want out.

Tony Blair

The right to demand the best and refuse the worst and do so not by virtue of your wealth, but your equal status as citizen, thats precisely what the modern Labour Party should stand for

Tony Blair