Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.
I don't think there will be a woman Prime Minister in my lifetime.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
In my view, the ideal prime minister is patient, hard-working, compassionate and has a clear vision, driven by the fair go.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
When I started out as Prime Minister I wanted to please all the people all the time. By the end I was wondering if I pleased any of the people any of the time.
At home and abroad I have repeatedly been asked what are the main essentials of a successful prime minister. Over and above communication and vigilance, there are two factors I have always mentioned. They are sleep, and a sense of history.
There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
Being prime minister is a lonely job... you cannot lead from the crowd.
My good friends, for the second time in our history, a British Prime Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honor. I believe it is peace for our time... Go home and get a nice quiet sleep.
Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense.
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.
So actually I only got a mobile phone the day after I left being Prime Minister.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary - not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn't want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent.
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
Certainly the international community is putting a lot of pressure on Iran and making clear that its nuclear program must stop. If it stops with the sanctions, the combinations of sanctions, diplomacy, other pressures, I, as the prime minister of Israel, will be the happiest person in the world.
When I warned them [the French] that Britain would fight on alone whatever they did, their generals told their Prime Minister and his divided Cabinet, In three weeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken. Some chicken! Some neck!
How can we return the occupied territories? There is nobody to return them to.
The best examples of lies can be found there. To me, social media is the worst menace to society.
Of course I'd have loved to be Prime Minister. But I'm not nursing a grievance.
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