Quotes from The Iron Lady (2011) Movie
Margaret Thatcher: Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become...habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny! What we think we become. My father always said that... and I think I am fine.
Margaret Thatcher: It's time to get up! It's time go to work! It's time to put the great, back into Great Britain!
Margaret Thatcher: A crime is a crime is a crime.
Margaret: I will never be one of those women who stay silent on the arm of her husband. One's life must matter, Dennis.
Denis Thatcher: That's why I want to marry you, my dear.
Margaret Thatcher: With all due respect, sir, I have done battle every single day of my life and many men have underestimated me before. This lot seem bound to do the same, but they will rue the day.
Gordon Reece: That hat has got to go - and the pearls. But the main thing is your voice. It's too high and it has no authority.
Margaret Thatcher: I may be persueded to surrender the hat. The pearls, however, are absolutely non-negotiable. That's the tone that we want to strike.
Margaret Thatcher: I've decided to run.
Denis Thatcher: Are you saying that you want to be prime minister?!
Margaret Thatcher: This is my duty, and my...
Denis Thatcher: It's ambition that's got you this far - ambition! And the rest of us, me, the children, we can all go to hell!
Politician: Methinks the right honorable lady doth screech too much! If she wants us to take her seriously, she must learn to calm down!
Margaret Thatcher: If the right honorable gentlemen could perhaps attend more closely to what I'm saying, rather than how I'm saying it, he may receive a valuable education in spite of himself!
Margaret Thatcher: Gentlemen, if we don’t cut spending we will be bankrupt. Yes, the medicine is harsh, but the patient requires it in order to live. Should we withhold the medicine? No. We are not wrong. We did not seek election and win in order to manage the decline of a great nation.
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Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Harry Lloyd, Anthony Head.