quote by Paul Keating

If you are sitting on the title of any block of land in New South Wales you can bet an Aboriginal person at some stage was dispossessed of it.

— Paul Keating

Most Powerful New South Wales quotations

The staple of our Australian colonies, but more particularly of New South Wales, the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production, - is fine wool.

New south wales quote New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

The Montefiores have taken Australia for their own, and there is not a gold field or a sheep run from Tasmania to New South Wales that does not pay them a heavy tribute. They are the real owners of the antipodean continent. What is the good of our being a wealthy nation, if the wealth is all in the hands of German Jews?

New south wales quote When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.

Nothing escapes the vigilance of the New South Wales police; their reputation is known the world over.

One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate.

It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales, generally anticipate too great facility in their future operations and certainty of success in conducting them; but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour.

New south wales quote If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

The year 1826 was remarkable for the commencement of one of those fearful droughts to which we have reason to believe the climate of New South Wales is periodically subject.

In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales, the proportion of crime must of course be great.

In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced.

New south wales quote I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.

If there be one man, more than another, who deserves to succeed in flying through the air, that man is Mr. Laurence Hargrave, of Sydney, New South Wales.

Who knows but that England may revive in New South Wales when it has sunk in Europe.

I grew up surfing on the north coast of New South Wales, and on most of the beaches, women never wore tops. When we were 10 or 11, me and my mates couldn't drive, so they'd take us surfing and then sit on the beach topless and read a book. I don't know if I quite saw them sexually, but there was physical intrigue.

New south wales quote If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

I have got to say, I'm a businessman, I work in business, worked with some very large corporations around the world, and I have never seen a better operating machine than what the New South Wales right machine is.

I'm one of five kids and we lived on a massive farm in New South Wales with my mum and dad.