Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

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

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim.

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

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.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.