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Boris Johnson Quotes

Boris Johnson is the mayor of London. His full names are Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson. He is also a renowned journalist and historian. In 2008 he became the Mayor of London then went on to be the Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip. Over the years, Boris Johnson quotes have become some sort of conversation pieces, exhibiting great levels of humor and insight. Boris Johnson was born on 19th June 1964 in New York, United States. He married Allegra Owen in 1987, and then afterwards married Marina Wheeler in 1993. Boris Johnson advised that keeping promises is harder than making them.

Boris Johnson Quotes

  • So I’m definitely in favour of stimulating the dynamic wealth creation sectors of the economy.Boris Johnson Quotes

  •  My chances of being PM are about as good as the chances of finding Elvis on Mars, or my being reincarnated as an olive.

  •  My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.

  •  My speaking style was criticised by no less an authority than Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.

  •  It is easy to make promises – it is hard work to keep them.

  •  There is absolutely no one, apart from yourself, who can prevent you, in the middle of the night, from sneaking down to tidy up the edges of that hunk of cheese at the back of the fridge.

  •  It is possible to have a pretty good life and career being a leech and a parasite in the media world, gadding about from TV studio to TV studio, writing inconsequential pieces and having a good time.Boris Johnson Quotes

  •  Ping-pong was invented on the dining tables of England in the 19th century, and it was called Wiff-waff! And there, I think, you have the difference between us and the rest of the world. Other nations, the French, looked at a dining table and saw an opportunity to have dinner; we looked at it an saw an opportunity to play Wiff-waff.

  •  My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.

  •   But if people want to swim in the Thames, if they want to take their lives into their own hands, then they should be able to do so with all the freedom and exhilaration of our woad-painted ancestors.

  •  The Lib Dems are not just empty. They are a void within a vacuum surrounded by a vast inanition.

  •  I love tennis with a passion. I challenged Boris Becker to a match once and he said he was up for it but he never called back. I bet I could make him run around.

  •  I am supporting David Cameron purely out of cynical self-interest.Boris Johnson Quotes

  •  I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.

  •  London is a fantastic creator of jobs – but many of these jobs are going to people who don’t originate in this country.

  •  If we judged everybody by the stupid, unguarded things they blurt out to their nearest and dearest, then we wouldn’t ever get anywhere.

  •  I want London to be a competitive, dynamic place to come to work.

  •  I love swimming in rivers, and well remember once jumping in at Chiswick.Boris Johnson Quotes

  •  I have not been more robust towards female rather than male assembly members and I do not believe I have been remotely sexist.

  •  Some people play the piano, some do Sudoku, some watch television, some people go out to dinner parties. I write books.

  •  The job of mayor of London is unbelievably taxing, particularly in the run-up to the Olympics.

  •  I lead a life of blameless domesticity and always have done.

  •  I’m a one-nation Tory.

  •  It just happens I write fast and always have done.

  •  That is the best case for Bush; that, among other things, he liberated Iraq. It is good enough for me.

  •  What I worry about is that people are losing confidence, losing energy, losing enthusiasm, and there’s a real opportunity to get them into work.

  •  I am hoping very much to get re-elected but it is going to be a tough fight.

  •  I think the risks that people see of terrorism are incredibly important but we are very confident we have got the right people on it and the risks have been minimised.

  •  I promised to run the most open and transparent administration in Britain. That is why, with this brutally honest and unprecedented progress report, I am determined to level with Londoners.Boris Johnson Quotes

  •  We are experiencing such large support for the Olympic relay that our advice is to stay in your neighbourhood, stay in your borough and wait for it to come near you.

  •  Never in my life did I think I would be congratulated by Mick Jagger for achieving anything.

  •  Times have been tough, the economy has been tough. But I want to bring forward a fantastic manifesto for taking the city forwards.

  •  I want to win and I want to be in office.

  •  The dreadful truth is that when people come to see their MP they have run out of better ideas.

  •  I’d like thousands of schools as good as the one I went to, Eton.

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