Margaret Thatcher

I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.

To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.

I owe nothing to Womenís Lib.

No one would remember the Good Samaritan if heíd only had good intentions -- he had money as well.

One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.

People think that at the top there isnít much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top.

If it is once again one against forty-eight, then I am very sorry for the forty-eight.

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

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

There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.

Iíll stay until Iím tired of it. So long as Britain needs me, I shall never be tired of it.

Most women defend themselves. It is the female of the species -- it is the tigress and lioness in you -- which tends to defend when attacked.

The cocks may crow, but itís the hen that lays the egg.

In politics if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.

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