9Antony Jay Quotes

British Writer born on April 20, 1930,

Sir Antony Rupert Jay, CBE CVO is an English writer, broadcaster and director, famous for the co-authorship, with Jonathan Lynn, of the successful British political comedies Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister . He wrote The Householder's Guide to Community Defence Against Bureaucratic Aggression ... (source)

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions. view quote

Men grow to the stature to which they are stretched when they are young. view quote

You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles. Other people can cope with the waves, it's his job to watch the tide. view quote

The Opposition aren't really the Opposition. They're just called the Opposition. But in fact they are the Opposition in exile. The Civil Service are the Opposition in residence. view quote

'Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority, diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions. view quote

He's suffering from Politicians' Logic. Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it. view quote

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