Boris Johnson Quotes

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Boris Johnson Quotes

When lorry drivers come up behind me and Im cycling, innocently keeping to my side of the road, and they decide because they are so big, and their lorry is so powerful, and they just want to clear me out of the road, and they hoot aggressively, then I do see red a bit. I do.
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London is-after Athens and Rome-the third most influential city in history.

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Churchill decides from very early on that he will create a political position that is somehow above left and right, embodying the best points of both sides and thereby incarnating the will of the nation. He thinks of himself as a gigantic keystone in the arch, with all the lesser stones logically induced to support his position. He has a kind of semi-ideology to go with it-a leftish Toryism: imperialist, romantic, but on the side of the working man.

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He is the resounding human rebuttal to all Marxist historians who think history is the story of vast and impersonal economic forces. The point of the Churchill Factor is that one man can make all the difference.

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There must be room in our world for eccentricity, even if it offends the prudes, and room for the vague other-worldliness that often goes with genius.

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My chances of being PM are about as good as the chances of finding Elvis on Mars, or my being reincarnated as an olive.

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I've got more in common with a three-toed sloth than I have with Winston Churchill. There is no easy comparison with any modern politician. The more you read about him, the more completely amazed you are about what he did - his energy, his literary fecundity, his ability to work - just unbelievable energy.

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But if people want to swim in the Thames, if they want to take their lives into their own hands, then they should be able to do so with all the freedom and exhilaration of our woad-painted ancestors.

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That is the best case for Bush; that, among other things, he liberated Iraq. It is good enough for me.

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I love swimming in rivers, and well remember once jumping in at Chiswick.

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I want to win and I want to be in office.

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I've always sort of thought that politics was a high and noble calling and a good thing to do.

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One thing you have got to do politically is to identify the ties that bind society together and try to strengthen them.

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If gay marriage was OK ... then I saw no reason in principle why a union should not be consecrated between three men, as well as two men; or indeed three men and a dog.

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I dont see why people are so snooty about Channel Five. It has some respectable documentaries about the Second World War. It also devotes considerable airtime to investigations into lap-dancing, and other related and vital subjects

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Can I say anything good about Ken Livinstone? A long time ago he did some good things, but I can't now remember what any of them were.

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I think it is going to be wonderful. I went to the Paralympics in Beijing and have seen how brilliant the sport is at first hand. People are going to love it. It is going to change people's attitudes to Paralympians and it is going to be a great show.

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Some people think that it [Brexit] is the end of the world. It's not. On the contrary, it's a massive opportunity for this country.

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Our friends in America will be at the front of the queue for trade deals.

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When my father began his work in the 1970s it was a very different EU. I pay tribute to what he did. But it has now become a very different proposition: the United States of Europe.

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