Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.
We will have to embark on a change so radical, a revolution so quiet and yet so total, that it will go far beyond the programme for a parliament
There is no question of any erosion of essential national sovereignty.
A diplomat is a man who thinks twice before he says nothing.
I do not often attack the Labour Party, they do it so well themselves.
The unpleasant and unacceptable face of capitalism.
I said it three times actually.
We are the trade union for pensioners and children, the trade union for the disabled and the sick... the trade union for the nation as a whole.
Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy.
I have no interest in sailing around the world. Not that there is any lack of requests for me to do so.
I was delighted that by campaigning throughout England, Scotland and Wales, addressing in all 39 public meetings, I had contributed to the victory of the Conservative Party at this general election.
Protectionism is the institutionalization of economic failure.
Do you know what Margaret Thatcher did in her first Budget? Introduced VAT on yachts! It somewhat ruined my retirement
There's a lot of people I've encouraged and helped to get into the House of Commons. Looking at them now, I'm not so sure it was a wise thing to do.
If politicians lived on praise and thanks they'd be forced into some other line of business.
We have had eight years of consistent and persistent attacks on those four years in government - and on me, personally, but that does not matter - by people who were collectively responsible for those four years.
I have always had a hidden wish, a frustrated desire, to run a hotel
I am not a product of privilege, I am a product of opportunity.
Other countries have far greater problems than we have.
I think Churchill would be appalled at the Thatcher government.
Pitt the Younger was a great British Prime Minister. He saved Europe from Napoleon, he was the pilot who weathered the storm. I don't know whether he'd have done it any better or quicker had he been married.
This was a secret meeting on a secret tour which nobody is supposed to know about. It means that there are men, and perhaps women, in this country walking around with eggs in their pockets, just on the off-chance of seeing the Prime Minister.
You mustn't expect prime ministers to enjoy themselves. If they do, they mustn't show it - the population would be horrified
Leadership is all about right and wrong.
I don't think that modesty is the outstanding characteristic of contemporary politics, do you?
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