"Having power is like being a lady, if you have to tell someone you are - you aren't"
Margaret Thatcher (1925 -)
Contributed by: Mercale
In politics, if you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Source: People Magazine, September 15, 1975
Contributed by: Zaady
I owe nothing to Women's Lib.
I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.
Pennies do not come from heaven-they have to be earned here on earth.
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.
Source: London Daily Telegraph, March 21, 1986
It is no exaggeration to describe plain English as a fundamental tool of government.
Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
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