"Having power is like being a lady, if you have to tell someone you are - you aren't"
Margaret Thatcher (1925 -)
Contributed by: Mercale
I owe nothing to Women's Lib.
Contributed by: Zaady
In politics, if you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Source: People Magazine, September 15, 1975
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
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.
The cocks may crow, but it's the hen that lays the egg.
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.
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
Copyright © 2014 Gaiam, Inc.