Margaret Thatcher

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Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS, FRIC (née Roberts; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman and politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is currently the only woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist dubbed her the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism. Originally a research chemist before becoming a barrister, Thatcher was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Finchley in 1959. Edward Heath appointed her Secretary of State for Education and Science in his 1970 government. In 1975, Thatcher defeated Heath in the C... More

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Margaret Thatcher Quotes

Margaret Thatcher #Best #Good #History

Photo of Margaret Thatcher To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Margaret Thatcher #Business

Photo of Margaret Thatcher I like Mr. Gorbachev, we can do business together.
Margaret Thatcher #Change #Men

Photo of Margaret Thatcher I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.
Margaret Thatcher #Equality #Women

Photo of Margaret Thatcher The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Margaret Thatcher #Funny

Photo of Margaret Thatcher It's a funny old world.
Margaret Thatcher #Good #Money

Photo of Margaret Thatcher No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions he had money as well.
Margaret Thatcher #Good #Politics

Photo of Margaret Thatcher I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
Margaret Thatcher #History

Photo of Margaret Thatcher Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
Margaret Thatcher #History

Photo of Margaret Thatcher Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
Margaret Thatcher #Home

Photo of Margaret Thatcher Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Margaret Thatcher #Home

Photo of Margaret Thatcher 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 Thatcher #Time

Photo of Margaret Thatcher 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 Thatcher #Love

Photo of Margaret Thatcher I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.
Margaret Thatcher #Love #Money

Photo of Margaret Thatcher It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Margaret Thatcher #Men #Society #Women

Photo of Margaret Thatcher There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.
Margaret Thatcher #Men #Politics

Photo of Margaret Thatcher One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
Margaret Thatcher #Money

Photo of Margaret Thatcher The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.
Margaret Thatcher #Patience

Photo of Margaret Thatcher I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.
Margaret Thatcher #Politics

Photo of Margaret Thatcher I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
Margaret Thatcher #Politics

Photo of Margaret Thatcher There are still people in my party who believe in consensus politics. I regard them as Quislings, as traitors... I mean it.
Margaret Thatcher #Power

Photo of Margaret Thatcher Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Margaret Thatcher #Power

Photo of Margaret Thatcher Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Margaret Thatcher #Success #Work

Photo of Margaret Thatcher 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 #Time

Photo of Margaret Thatcher 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 Thatcher #Time

Photo of Margaret Thatcher If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.