Tony Abbott

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Tony Abbott (born 4 November 1957) is the current Prime Minister in the Australian House of Representatives and federal leader of the center-right Liberal Party of Australia.

QuotesEdit

1979Edit

  • I think it would be folly to expect that women will ever dominate or even approach equal representation in a large number of areas simply because their aptitudes, abilities and interests are different for physiological reasons.
    • SRC (Students Representative Council) student paper, Sydney University, 1979.
    • Quoted in ABC Four Corners, "The Authentic Mr Abbott" on abc.net.au, March 15, 2010

2002Edit

  • I am, as you know, hugely unconvinced by the so-called settled science on climate change.
  • I think there does need to be give and take on both sides, and this idea that sex is kind of a woman’s right to absolutely withhold, just as the idea that sex is a man’s right to demand I think they are both they both need to be moderated, so to speak.
  • If we’re honest, most of us would accept that a bad boss is a little bit like a bad father or a bad husband … you find that he tends to do more good than harm. He might be a bad boss but at least he’s employing someone while he is in fact a boss.

2004Edit

2005Edit

  • I want to make it clear that I do not judge or condemn any woman who has had an abortion, but every abortion is a tragedy and up to 100,000 abortions a year is this generation's legacy of unutterable shame.

2006Edit

  • I won't be rushing out to get my daughters vaccinated [for cervical cancer], maybe that's because I'm a cruel, callow, callous, heartless bastard but, look, I won't be

2009Edit

2010Edit

  • Jesus knew that there was a place for everything and it’s not necessarily everyone’s place to come to Australia.
  • I know politicians are going to be judged on everything they say but sometimes in the heat of discussion you go a little bit further than you would if it was an absolutely calm, considered, prepared, scripted remark. The statements that need to be taken absolutely as gospel truth are those carefully prepared scripted remarks.
  • While I think men and women are equal, they are also different and I think it's inevitable and I don't think it's a bad thing at all that we always have, say, more women doing things like physiotherapy and an enormous number of women simply doing housework
  • I think I would say to my daughters if they were to ask me this question... it [their virginity] is the greatest gift that you can give someone, the ultimate gift of giving and don't give it to someone lightly, that's what I would say.

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