The best examples of lies can be found there. To me, social media is the worst menace to society.— Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Professional Prime Minister quotations
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
My good friends, for the second time in our history, a British Prime Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honor. I believe it is peace for our time... Go home and get a nice quiet sleep.
My pitch is very simple. I'm Theresa May and I think I'm the best person to be prime minister of this country.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others... And if you can't help them at least don't hurt them.
In Pierre Trudeau, Canada has finally produced a Prime Minister worthy of assassination.
Headmasters have powers at their disposal with which Prime ministers have never yet been invested.
I do here in the most solemn and bitter manner curse the Prime Minister of England [sic] for having cumulated all his other betrayals of the national interest and honour, by his last terrible exhibition of dishonour, weakness and gullibility. The depths of infamy which our accurst "love of peace" can lower us are unfathomable.
I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.
I am not a newcomer, you know, so I want to be judged for what I did when I was prime minister last time in Italy and president of the European Commission for more than five years.
There are Americans will find it difficult to believe that the Prime Minister can simply impose candidates on ridings, and can so efficiently move individuals out of private life and into the Cabinet with virtually no resort to the electorate.
Our first Prime Minister saw a country that would be known for its generosity of spirit. And so it is.
I am an ambitious person, but I am not ambitious in the sense that I want jobs only for the sake of them... I am here to do things I think are worthwhile. I am always careful that the political positions I take are consistent with good policy. I would not want to be prime minister of Australia at any price.
My father always would say, "My daughter will go into politics? My daughter will become prime minister", but it's not what I wanted to do. I would say, "No, Papa, I will never go into politics." As I've said before, this is not the life I chose; it chose me ... But I accepted the responsibility and I've never wavered in my commitment.
Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.
Some years ago there was a study to discover the most stressful occupation.
It turned out not to be the head of a large business, football manager or prime minister, but rather: bus driver.
My name is Mart Laar. I have been twice Prime Minister of Estonia, and I'm not an economist.
When your troops go to war, the prime minister or the president change overnight from an administrator, dealing with taxation and welfare and health and deteriorating roads, into the commander-in-chief. And it's just become almost unpatriotic to describe Bush's fallacious and ill-advised and mistaken and sometimes misleading actions.
Don't you think I would be a worthy replacement for you, Madam Prime Minister? You have a long nose. So have I. But I don't poke my nose into other people's affairs.
I gather, young man, that you wish to be a Member of Parliament.
The first lesson that you must learn is, when I call for statistics about the rate of infant mortality, what I want is proof that fewer babies died when I was Prime Minister than when anyone else was Prime Minister. That is a political statistic.
Prime ministers require the hide of a rhinoceros, the morals of St.
Francis, the patience of Job, the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the leadership of Napoleon, the magnetism of a Beatle and the subtlety of Machiavelli.
History should remember Blair and Bush as the killers of children, or as the lying prime minister and president.
President Obama can find time to meet with a YouTube personality who eats cereal out of a bathtub, but not the prime minister of our ally Israel?
I don't think there will be a woman Prime Minister in my lifetime.
At home and abroad I have repeatedly been asked what are the main essentials of a successful prime minister. Over and above communication and vigilance, there are two factors I have always mentioned. They are sleep, and a sense of history.
You are not prime minister of Australia because of some kind of process of divine selection. You are prime minister of Australia through the gift of the Australian people.
Every individual, from the common mechanic, that works in wood or clay, to the prime minister that regulates with the dash of his pen the agriculture, the breeding of cattle, the mining, or the commerce of a nation, will perform his business the better, the better he understands the nature of things,and the more his understanding is enlightened.
Being prime minister isn't the only job in life! As far as I'm concerned, I could live in a village and be satisfied.
I'd be prouder still to say I was Canada's 10th woman prime minister.
My main mission when I became Prime Minister, was to keep Singapore going and Singapore has been kept going. So, I'm happy with what I've done for Singapore.
There is something utterly nauseating about a system of society which pays a harlot 25 times as much as it pays its prime minister, 250 times as much as it pays its members of Parliament and 500 times as much as it pays some of its ministers of religion.
Every person who is offered a knighthood has the opportunity to say yes or no.
You get a letter from the Prime Minister saying you've been recommended for a knighthood and there are two little boxes, one says yes, one says no.
For example, the Prime Minister earlier this year talked about the importance of the Arctic to our future. He's right. A hundred years from now, the strength of Canada is going to be coming from our resources in the Arctic.
The Prime Minister wins debate after debate and loses battle after battle.
The country is beginning to say that he fights debates like a war and the war like a debate.
Communication is the conduit of leadership from the Prime Minister down to the leading hand of a small group of council workers fixing the roads. Leadership uncommunicated is leadership unrequited!
The Japanese Prime Minister has apologized for Japan's part in World War II.
However, he still hasn't mentioned anything about karaoke.
Over the last few years, the Islamic world has produced more female presidents and prime ministers than both Europe and North America combined.