John Hewson Quotes.
I’m not tied to any particular political line.
I was just absolutely exhausted. The media said I’ve been treated for a nervous breakdown. All that stuff I just took as people taking the opportunity when you’re down to give you a kick.
Tony Blair will probably get thrown out by his party.
I’ve been arguing this for months. This is not our war. This is not a war we should be in. Australia’s better spending its time negotiating with North Korea.
I got a bit enamoured with bigger houses and things like that.
I was not a politician.
I think the Prime Minister has embarked on a journey and he has no idea where he’s taking us.
To send our troops, our ships, our planes to this war is ridiculous.
The reality is, it will be a significant conflict going for many, many months, if not longer. Saddam Hussein is not a fool. He hasn’t been sitting there waiting to get shot for 13 years.
I never wanted to separate from either wife. It was accumulated stress. We had virtually no time to ourselves. After politics we were both working very hard to establish new careers.
I had this habit of an academic of answering the question. I should have fobbed it off.
We’ve lost sight of our role in the region and our view of our colleagues in the region.
To make us a terrorist target in a region that is full of terrorism is dumb and unforgiveable.
Silence is best.
It’s not just the war itself. It’s what you do after the war and what structure you put in place and how you make that structure work.