Quotes by Margaret Thatcher

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.

Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.

No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.

No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary - not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn't want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent.

No woman in my time will be Prime Minister or Chancellor or Foreign Secretary, not the top jobs. Anyway I wouldn't want to be Prime Minister. You have to give yourself 100%.

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

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

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.

Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.