I would die for my country, but I could never let my country die for me.
Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
Heckler: At least Mrs Thatcher has got guts. Neil Kinnock: It's a pity that other people had to leave theirs on the ground at Goose Green to prove it.
What has happened is that there are people who, for reasons best known to themselves, have voted for maintaining division in our country.
The House of Lords must go - not be reformed, not be replaced, not be reborn in some nominated life-after-death patronage paradise, just closed down, abolished, finished.
We believe there should be reforms in the EEC which would benefit all the members. If these were not achieved, our policy is to preserve the ultimate option of withdrawing Britain. That option would not, this time, need a referendum, as it did before.
That sort of fundamentalism which treats possession of private property not as a desirable economic and personal asset but as a condition of liberty is a form of primitive religion.
Those who have the immense dishonesty to fight with a ballot box in one hand and a rifle in the other have no place in democratic politics.
Devolutionary reform will not provide a factory, a machine or jobs, build a school, train a doctor or put a pound on pensions.
We support the efforts to keep the pits open until exhausted.
The roots of defeat which were put down by some of the elements of our party in the two or three years after 1980 made victory difficult to achieve.