Tony Blair Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old tony blair quotes, tony blair sayings, and tony blair proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.     

Tony Blair

Human progress has never been shaped by commentators, complainers or cynics.     

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

We will respect family life. We will develop it and encourage it in any way we can, for strong families are the foundation of strong communities.     

Tony Blair

Global warming is too serious for the world any longer to ignore its danger or split into opposing factions on it.     

Tony Blair

Global warming is too serious for the world any longer to ignore its danger or split into opposing factions on it.     

Tony Blair

The blunt truth about the politics of climate change is that no country will want to sacrifice its economy in order to meet this challenge.     

Tony Blair

What we want to see is the development of human rights and greater democracy, not just because it is our system but because we think that's the best way that economic and political development go hand in hand.     

Tony Blair

Leaders lead but in the end it's the people who deliver.     

Tony Blair

Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline.     

Tony Blair

The British are special. The world knows it. In our innermost thoughts we know it. This is the greatest nation on earth.     

Tony Blair

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

Tony Blair

Today the impulse towards interdependence is immeasurably greater. We are witnessing the beginnings of a new doctrine of international community.     

Tony Blair

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.     

Tony Blair

The blunt truth about the politics of climate change is that no country will want to sacrifice its economy in order to meet this challenge.      

Tony Blair

Whatever the dangers of the action we take, the dangers of inaction are far, far greater.     

Tony Blair

Climate change is probably the greatest long-term challenge facing the human race.     

Tony Blair

We know the problems, and we know the solution: sustainable development. The issue is the political will.     

Tony Blair

The only society that works today is also one founded on mutual respect, on a recognition that we have a responsibility collectively and individually, to help each other on the basis of each other's equal worth. A selfish society is a contradiction in terms.     

Tony Blair