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The Iron Lady (film) Quotes

The Iron Lady (film) is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . The Iron Lady ended its run in 1970.

It features Damian Jones as producer, Thomas Newman in charge of musical score, and Elliot Davis (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Each episode of The Iron Lady (film) is 104 minutes long. The Iron Lady (film) is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, Matthew Marsh as Alexander Haig, Nicholas Farrell as Airey Neave, and Jim Broadbent as Denis Thatcher.

The Iron Lady (film) Quotes

Nicholas Farrell as Airey Neave

  • (Nicholas Farrell) "If you want to change this party, lead it. If you want to change the country, lead it."

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher

  • (Meryl Streep) "I don't recognize myself."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, because they become actions. Watch your actions, because they become habits. Watch your habits, because they become your character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Sink it."
  • (Meryl Streep) "We will stand on principle -- or we will not stand at all."
  • (Meryl Streep) "It's time to get up. It's time go to work. It's time to put the great back into Great Britain."
  • (Meryl Streep) ""How do you feel?" / "Oh, I don't feel comfortable." / "Oh, I'm so sorry, we the group, we're feeling -- " Do you know, one of the greatest problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas? Now, thoughts and ideas, that interests me."
  • (Meryl Streep) "This lot seems bound to do the same -- but they will rue the day."
  • (Meryl Streep) "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."

Jim Broadbent as Denis Thatcher

  • (Jim Broadbent) "You'll be fine on your own, love. You always have been."
  • (Jim Broadbent) "One likes to make an effort. A snifter?"
  • (Meryl Streep) "You're dead, Denis."
  • (Jim Broadbent) "Ah well, if I'm dead, who are you talking to? Shall we dance?"
  • (Meryl Streep) "Oh --"

Matthew Marsh as Alexander Haig

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