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By Richard Benson

A fantastic encapsulation of the voice of Britain's former best minister
"Being strong is like being a girl. when you have to inform humans you're, you aren't."
Margaret Thatcher, united kingdom major minister 1979–1990 and chief of the Conservative occasion 1975–1990, was once the one girls to carry both put up, and used to be reelected for an exceptional 3rd time period, incomes her a spot in British historical past as some of the most awesome figures of the past due twentieth century. This assortment gathers jointly pithy and sometimes witty quotations by way of the outspoken Iron girl and fellow celebration individuals, a lot of them nonetheless unusually proper today.

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Margaret Thatcher I acknowledged initially I shall get issues correct in spite of everything, and that i shall. Margaret Thatcher while I’m out of politics I’m going to run a company, it’ll be referred to as ‘Rent-a-Spine’. Margaret Thatcher a query of sophistication in spite of everything, aren’t I operating category? I paintings jolly tough, i will let you know. Margaret Thatcher I hate category. it kind of feels to stem from the early days of sophistication, conflict, clash. Margaret Thatcher I’m now not as posh as I sound. I’m now not grand in any respect. Margaret Thatcher enable our youngsters develop tall, and a few taller than others in the event that they have it in them to take action. Margaret Thatcher issues that I discovered… in a truly modest domestic, are only the issues that I think have gained the election. Margaret Thatcher The allure of england has regularly been the convenience with which you can actually flow into the center category. Margaret Thatcher i need to get absolutely rid of sophistication contrast. As an individual positioned it in a single of the papers this morning: Marks and Spencer have triumphed over Karl Marx and Engels. Margaret Thatcher YOU HEARD IT FROM HURD a few humans locate it tough to argue with a girl top minister and shrivel up. Douglas Hurd individuals are very attracted to politics, they only don’t love it labelled politics. Douglas Hurd heritage presents no special directions. Douglas Hurd properly used heritage may give excitement and supply us with a useful gizmo; yet we must always now not turn into its slaves. Douglas Hurd We needs to admit that heritage is relaxing to a wide volume simply because it allows us to cross judgement at the previous. Douglas Hurd we should always be cautious of politicians who profess to keep on with historical past whereas purely noticing these signposts of heritage that time within the path which they themselves already favour. Douglas Hurd Silence is thought of as a type of sin now, and it should be packed with loads of gossip and sound bites. Douglas Hurd, 2001 A GLITTERING occupation i assume i used to be approximately twenty… by surprise it was once crystallised for me. I knew. Margaret Thatcher on going into politics I don’t are looking to provide my lifestyles over fullyyt to politics. I don’t imagine I’d be able and I’d by no means be given the opportunity. Margaret Thatcher in an interview with The Sunday occasions, five March 1967 i'm very happy with my advertising to major minister. Margaret Thatcher there's a lot to do and that i wish you are going to let me time to do it thoughtfully and good. Margaret Thatcher i'm, as you'll comprehend, the 1st… study chemist to carry this nice place. Margaret Thatcher To me it’s like a dream that the following identify within the line Harold Macmillan, Alec Douglas-Home and Edward Heath, is Margaret Thatcher. every one has introduced his personal type of management and stamp of greatness to the duty. I shall tackle the paintings with humility and commitment. Margaret Thatcher in the course of a press convention after successful Conservative management Her Majesty The Queen has requested me to shape a brand new management and i've got authorized.

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