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Margaret Thatcher Quotes

(1925), British Stateswoman, Prime Minister (1979-90)

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.

Category: Achievement

I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.

Category: Agreement

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.

Category: America

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.

Category: Cheerfulness

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.

Category: Consensus

It pays to know the enemy -- not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.

Category: Enemies

The battle for women's rights has been largely won.

Category: Equality

I owe nothing to Women's Lib.

Category: Feminism

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Category: Heart

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

Category: Home

No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions. He had money as well.

Category: Intentions

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.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

You don't tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.

Category: Lies And Lying

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

Category: Men

The cocks may crow, but it's the hen that lays the egg.

Category: Men And Women