Quotes

106 Quotes filtered by margaret thatcher (quotes about)

She was defeated by a collection of 'has beens', 'thought they should have beens', and 'not worth a row of beans'!

Jacques Arnold

On Margaret Thatcher's fall from power.

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When you see the way she was done down, you are bound to think that the people who organised the coup must have had a conscience bypass.

Neil Kinnock 19/08/1991

On the fall of Margaret Thatcher

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The great She-Elephant - she has an impenetrably thick hide, she is liable to mount charges in all directions and she is always thinking on the trot.

Denis Healey

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The Tories think they are witnessing the retirement of a popular headmistress under circumstances that some might regret.

Tony Benn 22/11/1990

On Margaret Thatcher's resignation.

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She is so clearly the best man among them.

Barbara Castle 11/02/1975

On Margaret Thatcher

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If she would only occasionally come in with a smut on her nose, her hair dishevelled, looking as if she's been wrestling with her soul, as I do.

Barbara Castle

Category: Appearance, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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If Margaret Thatcher wins on Thursday, I warn you not to be ordinary, I warn you not to be young, I warn you not to fall ill, I want you not to be old.

Neil Kinnock 06/1983

Category: 1983 General Election, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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Mrs Thatcher tells us she has given the French President a piece of her mind... not a gift I would receive with alacrity.

Denis Healey 05/09/1989

Category: France, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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Mrs Thatcher has hijacked the Tory Party from the landowners and given it to the estate agents.

Julian Critchley 05/09/1989

Category: Conservative Party, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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Mrs Thatcher requires devotion as well as obedience.

Julian Critchley

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We will work within the Movement to get what we suggest, but we will work ten times harder to see that Margaret Thatcher will never become Prime Minister of this country.

Michael Foot 02/10/1978

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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Margaret Thatcher has one great advantage - she is a daughter of the people and looks trim, as the daughter of the people desire to be. Shirley Williams has such an advantage over her because she's a member of the upper-middle class and can achieve the kitchen-sink revolutionary look that one cannot get unless one has been to a really good school.

Dame Rebecca West

To Jilly Cooper

Category: Appearance, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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She looks like an angel cake but God help Heath.

Jean Rook 27/11/1974

On Margaret Thatcher

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Ted heath disliked two things almost above all else: people who disagreed with him and women. Margaret was both.

Penny Junor 1983

On Ted Heath's relationship with Margaret Thatcher.

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With regard to opinion in the Thatcher household, the Prime Minister does not have a monopoly on opinion.

Margaret Thatcher 20/01/1980

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She is a bounder, a liar, a deceiver, a cheat, a crook and a disgrace to the House of Commons.

Tam Dalyell 22/02/1987

On Margaret Thatcher

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On behalf of the people of Ulster I brand you a traitor and a liar.

Reverend Ian Paisley 22/02/1987

On Margaret Thatcher

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Northern Ireland

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Politicians are either warriors or healers. Margaret Thatcher is a healer.

Patrick Cosgrave

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Teacher to French Primary School class: What is the name of the Queen of England?

Little girl: Elizabeth Thatcher?

Anonymous 23/03/1990

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Mrs Thatcher: "You eat meat don't you?"

Alan Clark: "No, I do not, prime minister."

Mrs Thatcher: "Well, you wear leather shoes, don't you?"

Alan Clark: "I am sure, prime minister, you would not wish to see your ministers walking around in plastic footwear.

Alan Clark

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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Random Speech

At a time when public finances are under huge strain, we surely do not need to pay celebrities to wax lyrical to mandarins. Unless American comedians can make the Home Office fit for purpose, the taxpayer won't be laughing.

Chris Huhne

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