Margaret Thatcher Quotes and Quotations
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The lady's not for turning.
It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
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.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
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.
I will not change just to court popularity.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
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.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Pennies do not come from heaven- they have to be earned here on earth.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by traffic from both sides.
One only gets to the top rung of the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too."
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.