I came into politics because I love this country. David Cameron First speech as Prime Minister, May 11,
One of the tasks that we clearly have is to rebuild trust
in our political system. Yes, that's about cleaning up expenses,
yes, that's about reforming parliament, and yes, it's about
making sure people are in control and that the politicians
are always their servants and never their masters. David Cameron First speech as Prime Minister, May 11,
When we were first told the extent of Ivan's disability I
thought that we would suffer having to care for him but at
least he would benefit from our care. Now as I look back I
see that it was all the other way round. It was only him that
ever really suffered and it was us - Sam, me, Nancy and Elwen
- who gained more than I ever believed possible from having
and loving such a wonderfully special and beautiful boy. David Cameron In letter to party activists after death
of his son, February 28, 2009.
The trouble with Twitter, the instantness of it, too many
twits might make a twat. David Cameron Expressing views on Twitter during interview,
July 29, 2009.
Look at me and think of Schwarzenegger. David Cameron During during of US west coast where met
with California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, October, 2007.
Lots of people call me Dave, my mum calls me David, my wife
calls me Dave, I don't really notice what people call me. David Cameron Interview with Richard Bacon on XFM, September
For many young people, childhood is over by age 12. David Cameron Calling for young offenders to be shown
"a lot more love" to encourage good behavior, November
I am the heir to blair. David Cameron Remarks to newspaper executives, October
I joined this party because I believe in freedom. We are
the only party believing that if you give people freedom and
responsibility, they will grow stronger and society will grow
stronger. David Cameron Speech to Conservative Party Conference
on 4 October 2005.
I want you to come with me. We'll be tested, and challenged,
but we'll never give up. We'll never turn back. So let the
message go out from this conference, a modern compassionate
Conservatism is right for our times, right for our party -
and right for our country. If we go for it, if we seize it,
if we fight for it with every ounce of passion, vigour and
energy from now until the next election, nothing and no one
can stop us. David Cameron Speech to Conservative Party Conference
on 4 October 2005.
I think it was right to remove Saddam Hussein. I think it
was the right decision then and I still think it was right
now. David Cameron BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 21 October
There is such a thing as society. It's just not the same
thing as the state. David Cameron Speech after winning the Conservative Party
leadership contest on 6 December 2005.
I want to talk about the future. He was the future once. David Cameron Addressing Tony Blair at Prime Minister's
Question Time on 7 December 2005.
We will reflect the country we aspire to govern, and the
sound of modern Britain is a complex harmony, not a male voice
choir. David Cameron Speech aimed at Liberal Democrats: join
me in my mission, made on 16 December 2005.
I think the prospect of bringing back grammar schools has
always been wrong and I've never supported it. And I don't
think any Conservative government would have done it. David Cameron BBC Sunday AM, 15 January 2006.
I am Conservative to the core of my being, as those who know
me best will testify. David Cameron Daily Telegraph, 23 January 2006.
Issues that once divided Conservatives from Liberal Democrats
are now issues where we both agree. Our attitude to devolution
and localisation of power. Iraq. The environment. I'm a liberal
Conservative. David Cameron Letter to constituents in Dunfermline and
West Fife by-election, 7 February 2006.
If you want a modern, compassionate Conservative go for the
real thing: that's me. I am it. It's what I think and believe.
When I'm under pressure and the the Daily Mail's having a
go at me, I'll stick to my guns because that's what I believe
in. David Cameron
You've taxed too much, borrowed too much and are a roadblock
to reform [to Gordon Brown]. David Cameron
You're an analogue politician in a digital age [to Gordon Brown]. David Cameron
Billions raised, billions spent. No idea where the money has
gone. With a record like that the chancellor should be running
for treasurer of the Labour Party [on Gordon Brown]. David Cameron
In a carbon conscious world, we got a fossil fuel chancellor
[on Gordon Brown]. David Cameron
This chancellor is mortgaging this country's future [on Gordon
Brown]. David Cameron
I think I'm canine rather than feline. I like company, I
like people, and that is much more dog-like than cat-like.
And I'm more of a dog lover. David Cameron
I'm a pretty classic Church of England 'racked with doubt
and scepticism' believer. David Cameron
My favourite political quote is by Disraeli: he said the
Conservative Party should be the party of change but change
that goes along with the customs and manners and traditions
and sentiments of the people rather than change according
to some grand plan. David Cameron
I'm going to be as radical a social reformer as Mrs Thatcher
was an economic reformer, and radical social reform is what
this country needs right now. David Cameron
Samantha is actually very unconventional and hard to put
in a box. She went to a day school, was a Goth at 14, had
quite a wild childhood, is unconventional and challenging
and that is very good as it stopped me from being too straight
down the line. David Cameron On his wife.
I tell her I love her when we go to bed at night, when we're
happy, which, fortunately for us, is quite a lot. David Cameron On his wife.
For two nights a week, I come home early enough to be with
Sam; one I should be back for suppertime and the other I should
be back to do bath time with the children. David Cameron On his family.