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Margaret Thatcher Quotes & Quotations
Margaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    I don't mind how much my Ministers talk, so long as they do what I say. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    I owe nothing to Women's Lib. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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    No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
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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%. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    The battle for women's rights has been largely won. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    We were told our campaign wasn't sufficiently slick. We regard that as a compliment. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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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. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    You don't tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher
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    You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. Margaret-Thatcher/">Margaret Thatcher