Boris Johnson Quotes

Who is Boris Johnson?

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the former mayor of London.

Born June 19, 1964

Best 16 Quotes by Boris Johnson

“I have more in common with a three-toed sloth or a one-eyed pterodactyl or a Kalamata olive than I have with Winston Churchill.”

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“I suppose with houses and assets, then I guess I would be a millionaire. But so are a lot of people.”

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“I think I was once given cocaine but I sneezed so it didn't go up my nose. In fact, it may have been icing sugar.”

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“If we judged everybody by the stupid, unguarded things they blurt out to their nearest and dearest, then we wouldn't ever get anywhere.”

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“It is easy to make promises - it is hard work to keep them.”

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“My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.”

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“My speaking style was criticised by no less an authority than Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.”

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“No one obeys the speed limit except a motorised rickshaw.”

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“Ping-pong was invented on the dining tables of England in the 19th century, and it was called Wiff-waff! And there, I think, you have the difference between us and the rest of the world. Other nations, the French, looked at a dining table and saw an opportunity to have dinner; we looked at it an saw an opportunity to play Wiff-waff.”

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“Some people play the piano, some do Sudoku, some watch television, some people go out to dinner parties. I write books.”

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“The beauty and riddle in studying the motives of any politician is in trying to decide what is idealism and what is self-interest, and often we are left to conclude that the answer is a mixture of the two.”

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“The Lib Dems are not just empty. They are a void within a vacuum surrounded by a vast inanition.”

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“There are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.”

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“There is absolutely no one, apart from yourself, who can prevent you, in the middle of the night, from sneaking down to tidy up the edges of that hunk of cheese at the back of the fridge.”

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“There is no point in wasting any more moral or mental energy in being jealous of the very rich. They are no happier than anyone else; they just have more money. We shouldn’t bother ourselves about why they want all this money, or why it is nicer to have a bath with gold taps. How does it hurt me, with my 20-year-old Toyota, if somebody else has a swish Mercedes? We both get stuck in the same traffic.”

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“Voting Tory will cause your wife to have bigger breasts and increase your chances of owning a BMW M3.”

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