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Margaret Thatcher

1925-2013 ,  British Prime Minister
Margaret ThatcherBritish stateswoman who was Prime Minister of UK from 1979 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century, and the first woman to have held the office.
A Soviet journalist dubbed her The Iron Lady, a nickname that had become associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism.

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Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.

In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.

Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's a day you've had everything to do and you've done it.

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

Do you know that one of the great problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas.

If you just set out to be liked, you will be prepared to compromise on anything at anytime, and would achieve nothing.

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.

It used to be about trying to do something. Now it's about trying to be someone.

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it

Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

No-one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.

I started life with two great advantages: no money, and good parents.

We've beaten the Germans twice and now they're back!

on Germany's reunification, in 1989, according to Chancellor Helmut Kohl

In my lifetime all our problems have come from mainland Europe and all the solutions have come from the English-speaking nations across the world.

But if Saddam had been in a position credibly to threaten America or any of its allies – or the coalition's forces – with attack by missiles with nuclear warheads, would we have gone to the Gulf at all?

Constitutions have to be written on hearts, not just paper.

The feminists hate me, don’t they? And I don’t blame them. For I hate feminism. It is poison.

Funny Quotes

On my way here I passed a local cinema and it turns out you were expecting me after all, for the billboards read: “The Mummy Returns”.

Stupid Quotes

I don't think there will be a woman prime minister in my lifetime.

on “Val meets the V.I.P.s”, BBC, 5 March, 1973


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