Jack Straw Quotes


40 Jack Straw quotes:



"I really don't think it would be wise to speculate in an abstract way about the circumstances in which it might be on the agenda."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"Robin and I had been good friends for nearly 30 years and that friendship survived our policy disagreements over Iraq, ... He was the greatest parliamentarian of his generation and a very fine foreign secretary. I deeply mourn his loss."
"While the Taliban connives with foreign terrorists, the Afghan people suffer from poverty, drought and hunger,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Hunger Quotes
"Rigid pan-European working limits on hours will not deliver health and safety for our work force, particularly where the rules are unevenly applied."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"The government of Iraq has to be from the people of Iraq and by the people of Iraq, of course with the support of the coalition and with the support of the United Nations and of the international community."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"putting the government of Syria on notice that our patience has limits."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"The demands they have made could not be met without great damage to jobs and industry, to essential services ... to pensioners and children,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Jobs Quotes
"What is important is that the region, the people of Serbia, now draw a line across Milosevic's past and his life, which was a malign influence on the people of Serbia and the whole region."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Past Quotes
"I think it is completely unacceptable for someone like Christopher Meyer to break trust in the way that he has done,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Trust Quotes
"We can't get into a situation of bargaining with terrorists because this would put many more people's lives at risk, not only in Iraq but around the world,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"it is standing up for justice."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"(It's) very shocking, with what seems to be a large loss of life. Our hearts and our prayers go out to those who have lost loved ones."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"This was a disappointing and unhelpful speech,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Mr. Wiesenthal has been untiring in his service to the Jewish communities in the U.K. and elsewhere by helping to right at least some of the awful wrongs of the Holocaust, ... If there is one name which symbolizes this vital coming to terms with the past, it is Simon Wiesenthal's."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"waiting for a police assessment of the video, which of course I have seen."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Police Quotes
"We are awaiting the police assessment of the video,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Police Quotes
"We also believe that elements of the Iranian regime may have been involved more directly in planning,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Planning Quotes
"There has to come a moment when our patience must run out, and we are now near that point with Iraq,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Patience Quotes
"As Prime Minister, (Rabin) made difficult and courageous decisions in his search for peace and was undaunted by the many obstacles he faced,"
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"There is a general sense of guarded optimism. There have been too many false dawns over the last 60 years. There have been more tears than smiles, but I sense there is a commitment from Abbas and Sharon, a new determination to make a reality of the goal of two states living side by side."
Author: Straw Quotes Category: Optimism Quotes



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