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 #Time

Photo of Margaret Thatcher It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
Margaret Thatcher #Truth

Photo of Margaret Thatcher Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Margaret Thatcher #Women

Photo of Margaret Thatcher I owe nothing to Women's Lib.
Margaret Thatcher #Work

Photo of Margaret Thatcher 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.
Margaret Thatcher #Work

Photo of Margaret Thatcher Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.
Margaret Thatcher #Good

Photo of Margaret Thatcher 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 Thatcher #History

Photo of Margaret Thatcher A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
Margaret Thatcher #Home

Photo of Margaret Thatcher 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.
Margaret Thatcher #Travel

Photo of Margaret Thatcher You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.