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Tony Abbott Quotes: The problem with politicians getting to know the issues in indigenous townships is that we tend to suffer from what Aboriginal people call the 'seagull syndrome' - we fly in, scratch around and fly out.
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Tony Abbott Quote: I feel a little uncomfortable at being asked the sorts of questions that other Catholics in public life tend not to be asked.
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Quotes about Tony Abbott: Australia would play its role in taking displaced people from the Syrian conflict.
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Quote about Tony Abbott: When you are challenging the young, they can come back at you with language of tremendous power and they are no respecters of sacred cows, you know, the young. There's nothing politically correct about the average young Australian when it comes to use of language.
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Tony Abbott Sayings: I've always avoided those sorts of self-assessments because if you give yourself a 10 out of 10 people think you're a big head, if you give yourself a 6 out of 10 they think you're plagued with self-doubt, so I'm just not going to rate myself.
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Tony Abbott Saying: The measure in the budget in relation to parental leave pay is based on a simple proposition. Most women across Australia have access to one scheme funded by the taxpayer. Some women have access to two schemes and that's great.
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Sayings about Tony Abbott: I understand that government should live within its means, value the money it holds in trust from you the taxpayer, avoid waste and, above all else, observe the first maxim of good government: namely, do no avoidable harm.
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Saying about Tony Abbott: We have already provided a strong humanitarian response to the problems in the Middle East and that response will be stronger within coming days.
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Tony Abbott Quotes: I think we've produced a stronger prohibition on real racism, while maintaining freedom of speech in ordinary public discussion. So I'm very comfortable with where we're at. We're not dogmatic or impervious to a further argument, that's why we released it as an exposure draft rather than simply releasing it straight into the parliament.
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Tony Abbott Quote: 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
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Quotes about Tony Abbott: We accept that sometimes in difficult circumstances, difficult things happen.
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Quote about Tony Abbott: The Australian public are very fair and they are always prepared to give the leader of a major political party a fair go.
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Tony Abbott Sayings: When the world is in trouble, Australia responds. Australia is a good, global citizen.
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Tony Abbott Saying: I mean there are many, many people in all sorts of different countries who don't have a great life, who are subject to injustice. Are we obliged to take all of them who come here? I think the answer is 'Not necessarily.'
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Sayings about Tony Abbott: I just think that this whole issue of creating potential human life, not to give life, but to give the scientists a bit more of a leg-up, is fraught with danger.
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Saying about Tony Abbott: The role of CO2 is not nearly as clear as the climate catastrophists would suggest.
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Tony Abbott Quotes: A presumption of any fact is, properly, an inferring of that fact from other facts that are known; it is an act of reasoning; and much of human knowledge on all subjects is derived from this source.
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Tony Abbott Quote: It is very important for our long-term economic future that the relationship with Japan, Korea and China, who are our three biggest trading partners, be ever stronger.
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