Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

British prime minister (1979-1990)

Lived from: 1925-

Category: Politics

Quotes: Margaret Thatcher

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    A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
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    Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

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    Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
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    Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
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    I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.
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    I am extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.
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    I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
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    I do not know anyone who has gotten to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it will get you pretty near.
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    I don't mind how much my Ministers talk, so long as they do what I say.
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    I owe nothing to Women's Lib.
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    I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.
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    I shan't be pulling the levers there but I shall be a very good back-seat driver.
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    I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.
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    I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
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    If it is once again one against forty-eight, then I am very sorry for the forty-eight.
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