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 (1925 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions-he had money as well.
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.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Source: an interview with Barbara Walters, March 18, 1987
Consensus is the negation of leadership.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by traffic from both sides.
Most women defend themselves. It is the female of the species-it is the tigress and lioness in you-which tends to defend when attacked.
You don't tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.
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