Great Margaret Thatcher Quotes

Socialism lays an bad egg by killing the capitalism that lays the golden eggs

To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches.

The problem with socialism is that sooner or later you run out of everyone else’s money.

Socialists cry “Power to the people”, and raise the clenched fist as they say it. We all know what they really mean – power over people, power to the State.

The choice facing the nation is between two totally different ways of life. And what a prize we have to fight for: no less than the chance to banish from our land the dark, divisive clouds of Marxist socialism and bring together men and women from all walks of life who share a belief in freedom.

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.

If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Consensus: “The process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values, and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you cannot get agreement on the way ahead. What great cause would have been fought and won under the banner: ‘I stand for consensus?

Consensus is the negation of leadership.

Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.

am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.