John Key Quotes

- Notable John Key Quotes Index -

Born: August 9, 1961, Auckland, New Zealand
Birth Country: New Zealand
Occupation: Politician

1.
Bronagh looks after the kids and without her the family would disintegrate... there are some things you can't discuss with anyone other than your wife. There has to be a strong bond of trust.
- John Key

2.
I always had a long-term view of going into politics, so I suppose I was always careful. I mean, I got offered all these rinky dink tax deals, but I always paid my taxes. I am naturally quite conservative.
- John Key

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I think for the most part people are proud of the bicultural foundation New Zealand is built on and the fact that we are a multicultural society.
- John Key

4.
I was really fascinated by politics. It always has been part of my view that politics really is a calling or you wouldn't go into it, because it's demanding and potentially has a toll on you and your family.
- John Key

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I'm not deeply ideologically driven. I believe in good center-right politics.
- John Key

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New Zealand needs to balance its environmental responsibilities with its economic opportunities, because the risk is that if you don't do that - and you want to lead the world - then you might end up getting unintended consequences.
- John Key

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We have been given the trust and goodwill of New Zealanders. I do not take that trust for granted, and I never will.
- John Key

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We live in a world where equality is pretty important.
- John Key

9.
Your personality as the prime minister feeds through to what you emphasise, and what you don't, how you'll handle a situation - whether you've got the combination of intelligence or instincts to adapt and to make good decisions.
- John Key

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