Margaret Thatcher Quotes

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

The wisdom of hindsight, so useful to historians and indeed to authors of memoirs, is sadly denied to practicing politicians.

I am an enthusiast for democracy. And I take that position, not because I believe majority opinion is inevitably right or true – indeed no majority can take away God-given human rights – but because I believe it most effectively safeguards the value of the individual, and, more than any other system, restrains the abuse […]

If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.

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

Communism was the regime for the priveleged elite, capitalism the creed for the common man.

Your President, President Clinton, he is a great communicator. The trouble is he has absolutely nothing to communicate.

One can never do without straightforward common sense in matters great as well as small.

Nevertheless, the Tenth Commandment – ‘Thou shalt not covet’ – recognizes that making money and owning things could become selfish activities. But it is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but love of money for its own sake. The spiritual dimension comes in deciding what one does with the wealth. How could we […]

Class is a communist concept. It groups people in bundles, and sets them against one another.