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About Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher was an English politician. She served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
She emphasised on deregulation, flexible labour markets, the privatisation of state-owned companies, as well as reducing the power of trade unions. From 1987 to 1990, she became very unpopular and she eventually resigned.
She is best known as the "Iron Lady", a nickname that was given to her by a Soviet journalist. "Thatcherism" political style is named after her. She is the only woman to have held the office in the UK.
Her Personal Life
She was married to businessman Denis Thatcher and they had 2 children. She died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke.
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Famous quotes by Margaret Thatcher
A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.Margaret Thatcher
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.Margaret Thatcher
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.Margaret Thatcher
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
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.Margaret Thatcher
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.Margaret Thatcher
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.Margaret Thatcher
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.Margaret Thatcher
I just owe almost everything to my father and 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.Margaret Thatcher
I like Mr. Gorbachev, we can do business together.Margaret Thatcher
I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.Margaret Thatcher
I owe nothing to Women's Lib.Margaret Thatcher
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.Margaret Thatcher
I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.Margaret Thatcher
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.Margaret Thatcher
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
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
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.Margaret Thatcher
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
It's a funny old world.Margaret Thatcher
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.Margaret Thatcher
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions he had money as well.Margaret Thatcher
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
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.Margaret Thatcher
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.Margaret Thatcher
Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.Margaret Thatcher
Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.Margaret Thatcher
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.Margaret Thatcher
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.Margaret Thatcher
There are still people in my party who believe in consensus politics. I regard them as Quislings, as traitors... I mean it.Margaret Thatcher
There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.Margaret Thatcher
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan you should wear it inside, where it functions best.Margaret Thatcher
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
You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher's Popularity
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