Authors - Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Hilda Thatcher (born 13 October 1925) is a British politician and the longest-serving (1979 - 1990) British prime minister of the 20th century, and the only woman ever to have held the post. A Soviet journalist nicknamed her the "Iron Lady", which later became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As prime minister, she implemented conservative policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism. - Wikipedia
Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
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.
On my way here I passed a local cinema and it turned out you were expecting me after all, for the billboards read: The Mummy Returns.
Being a leader is like being a lady, if you have to go around telling people you are one, you aren't.
Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
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.
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim.
Nothing is more obstinate than a fashionable consensus.
I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.
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.
In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.
Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.
To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches.
Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.
Players win games, teams win championships.
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds; and I very rarely change it.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
All truly historical peoples have an idea they must realize, and when they have sufficiently exploited it at home, they export it, in a certain way, by war; they make it tour the world.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
I owe nothing to Women's Lib.
Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need.
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.