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Quotation by John Major
Daily Express (London, July 25, 1989)Daily Mail (London, Jan. 4, 1991)interview in Mail on Sunday (London, Feb. 21, 1993)quoted in Observer (London, July 7, 1991)reported in Guardian (London, Oct. 28, 1992)
Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be "too clever by half." The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.
John Major (b. 1943), British Conservative politician, prime minister. Quoted in Observer (London, July 7, 1991).
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