Margaret Thatcher, English Leader ( October 13, 1925 - April 8, 2013 )

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If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.~Margaret Thatcher

Women Woman Man

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.~Margaret Thatcher

May Battle Fight

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

Money Government Problem

Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.~Margaret Thatcher

Power People You

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.~Margaret Thatcher

Yourself Pride Important

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.~Margaret Thatcher

Political Think Argument

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.~Margaret Thatcher

Road You Down

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

Success Work Hard Work

I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.~Margaret Thatcher

Smell Air Seem

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.~Margaret Thatcher

Politics End I Am

This lady is not for turning.~Margaret Thatcher

Lady Turning

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 Find Try

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.~Margaret Thatcher

Women May Hen

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

Time Wisdom Nothing

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

Good Strong World

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

Time Woman Yourself

Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.~Margaret Thatcher

Money Earth Heaven

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

Travel Road Finance

People think that at the top there isn't much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top.~Margaret Thatcher

Success People Think

There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty.~Margaret Thatcher

Liberty Economic Unless

I owe nothing to Women's Lib.~Margaret Thatcher

Women Nothing Owe

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.~Margaret Thatcher

Change Man Men

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

Time Opportunity May

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

Politics Men Me

Every family should have the right to spend their money, after tax, as they wish, and not as the government dictates. Let us extend choice, extend the will to choose and the chance to choose.~Margaret Thatcher

Family Money Government

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

Home Woman Problems