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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher

The United Kingdom's first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher served in this capacity from 1979 to 1990. Thatcher got her start in politics in 1950, running as a conservative from Dartford. She was elected to Parliament in 1959 and then served as Minister of Pensions and later, Minister of Education. She defeated Edward Heath for leadership of the Conservative Party in 1974, becoming…

Date of Birth: October 13, 1925


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Margaret Thatcher

"Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction." Margaret Thatcher
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"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." Margaret Thatcher
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"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." Margaret Thatcher
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"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
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"[Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher praised the pontiff's role in toppling communism.] Millions owe him their freedom and self-respect. The whole world is inspired by his example, ... His life was a long struggle against the lies employed to excuse evil. By combating the falsehoods of communism and proclaiming the true dignity of the individual, his was the moral force behind victory in the Cold War." Margaret Thatcher
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"If you go into what I call a bubble boom, every bubble bursts." Margaret Thatcher
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"Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan" Margaret Thatcher
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"Why do you climb philosophical hills? Because they are worth climbing. There are no hills to go down unless you start from the top." Margaret Thatcher
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"The battle for women's rights has largely been won" Margaret Thatcher
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"To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best." Margaret Thatcher
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"A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us." Margaret Thatcher
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"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
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"I'm not quite sure of his place in history. History will determine that." Margaret Thatcher
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"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." Margaret Thatcher
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"Unless we change our ways and our direction, our greatness as a nation will soon be a footnote in the history books, a distant memory of an offshore island, lost in the mists of time like Camelot, remembered kindly for its noble past." Margaret Thatcher
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"I like Mr Gorbachev, we can do business together." Margaret Thatcher
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"Ought we not to ask the media to agree among themselves a voluntary code of conduct, under which they would not say or show anything which could assist the terrorists' morale or their cause while the hijack lasted." Margaret Thatcher
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"Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't." Margaret Thatcher
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"I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air." Margaret Thatcher
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"Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy." Margaret Thatcher
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"It was sheer professionalism and inspiration and the fact that you really cannot have people marching into other people's territory and staying there." Margaret Thatcher
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