Of course there are regrets. I shall regret always that I found my own authentic voice in politics. I was too conservative, too conventional. Too safe, too often. Too defensive. Too reactive. Later, too often on the back foot.
I think the biggest mistake I made was this wretched ability to see both sides of an argument.
To make marijuana against the law is like saying god made a mistake.- Bill Hicks
Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.- Bertolt Brecht
Cambodia was not a mistake; it was a crime. The world is diminished by the experience.- William Shawcross
Whenever I think, I make a mistake.- Roger L. Stevens
Error is discipline through which we advance.- William Ellery Channing
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|Birth:||29th March, 1943|
Sir John Major was born in St Helier, London, England. He is a British politician. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997. He served as Foreign Secretary and then Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Thatcher Government from 1989 to 1990. He was a member of Parliament for Huntingdon from 1979-2001. He studied at Rutlish School, a grammar school in the London Borough of Merton. He married Norma Johnson in 1970. They have two children.
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