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

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

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

Men grow to the stature to which they are stretched when they are young. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 04-20, 1930
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Die: 2016-08-21
Occupation: Writer

Sir Antony Rupert Jay, CVO, CBE (20 April 1930 – 21 August 2016) was an English writer, broadcaster, and director, famous for co-authoring, with Jonathan Lynn, the British political comedies Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister (1980–88). He wrote The Householder's Guide to Community Defence Against Bureaucratic Aggression (1972) (wikipedia)