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Summary

Margaret Thatcher (born as Margaret Hilda Roberts in Grantham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom) is a famous Leader from England, she is 88 years old and still alive, born October 13, 1925.

Biography

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher (since 1992) is a British politician who was leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990 and British Prime Minister 1979-1990.

Second Gladstone is Thatcher, British Prime Minister longest serving. No, since Lord Liverpool in the early 1800's, has the prime ministry for a longer continuous period. She is the only woman who has been prime minister and leader of a major political party in Britain. Thatcher is widely regarded as one of the most important British politicians during the latter 1900's.

Thatcher's supporters argue that his economic policies brought about an economic boost for the UK, which has long been in financial crisis. Her opponents were often critical of a perceived social cuts. According to the critics favored his policies primarily the affluent members of society, while the more vulnerable people's situation deteriorated.

Thatcher's policies have sometimes been called Thatcherism. Thatcher was married to Sir Denis Thatcher, dated December 13, 1951 until his death, 26 June 2003.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 51 quotes who is written / told by Margaret, under the main topics: Equality, History, Home, Money, Politics.

Related authors: Augusto Pinochet, Denis Thatcher

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Thatcher

Famous quotes by Margaret Thatcher (51)


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"Ought we not to ask the media to agree among themselves a voluntary code of conduct, under which they would not say or show anything which could assist the terrorists' morale or their cause while the hijack lasted"
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"You don't tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive"
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"People think that at the top there isn't much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top"
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"One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex"
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"You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure"
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"Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth"
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"What Britain needs is an iron lady"
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"Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story"
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"No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary - not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn't want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent"
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"To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best"
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"What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose"
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"To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects"
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"To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches"
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"This lady is not for turning"
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"There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families"
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"There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty"
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"There are still people in my party who believe in consensus politics. I regard them as Quislings, as traitors... I mean it"
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"Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides"
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"Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't"
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"Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true"
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"It's a funny old world"
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"It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend"
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"It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs"
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"If you want to cut your own throat, don't come to me for a bandage"
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"If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman"
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"If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing"
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"If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you"
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"If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing"
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"If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim"
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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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"I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end"
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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 seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air"
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"I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job"
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"I like Mr. Gorbachev, we can do business together"
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"I just owe almost everything to my father and it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election"
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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 do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near"
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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 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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"Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy"
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"Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction"
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"Being prime minister is a lonely job... you cannot lead from the crowd"
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"The battle for women's rights has been largely won"
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"Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend"
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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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"It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake"
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"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end"
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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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"I owe nothing to Women's Lib"


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