When people are free to choose, they choose freedom.
The facts of life are conservative.
I don't think there will be a woman prime minister in my lifetime.
Well it used to be about trying to do something, now it is about trying to be someone
Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
We were told our campaign wasn't sufficiently slick. We regard that as a compliment.
What britain needs is an iron lady.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
It's a funny old world.
It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.
A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
People think that at the top there isn't much room. They tend to think of it as an everest. my message is that there is tons of room at the top.
platitudes? yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Nothing is more obstinate than a fashionable consensus.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Being prime minister is a lonely job... you cannot lead from the crowd
Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
We conservatives hate unemployment.
I don't mind how much my ministers talk, so long as they do what I say.
There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.
There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty.
You don't tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.
No one would remember the good samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.
If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.