Margaret Thatcher Quotes


42 Margaret Thatcher quotes:



"I wasn't lucky. I deserved it."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Luck Quotes
"It pays to know the enemy / not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend."
"I owe nothing to Women's Lib."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Women Quotes English Leader Quotes
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Power Quotes English Leader Quotes
"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it."
"A well ordered society would be one where the State only had a negative action, comparable to that of a rudder: a light pressure at the right moment to counteract the first suggestion of any loss of equilibrium."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"It is only when you look now and see success that you say that it was good fortune. It was not. We lost 250 of our best young men. I felt every one."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: History Quotes English Leader Quotes
"To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Home Quotes English Leader Quotes
"Most women defend themselves. It is the female of the species -- it is the tigress and lioness in you -- which tends to defend when attacked."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake."
"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."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Ability Quotes English Leader Quotes
"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."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Country Quotes English Leader Quotes
"The desire to win is born in most of us. The will to win is a matter of training. The manner of winning is a matter of honour."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: America Quotes English Leader Quotes
"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."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Hard Work Quotes English Leader Quotes
"I want my money back!"
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Money Quotes
"I'm not quite sure of his place in history. History will determine that."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: History Quotes
"If you want something said, ask a man...if you want something done, ask a woman."
Author: Thatcher Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes



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