Margaret Thatcher Quotes (197 quotes)
“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.”
Originally said by Jesse T. Carr (born in 1926, was head of Teamsters Union Local 959, Anchorage). Quoted in: Newsweek 27 Sept. 1976
“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.”
Interview for RAI, by Enzo Biagi, March 10, 1986
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Born: October 13, 1925
Died: April 8, 2013 (aged 87)
Bio: Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British politician and the longest-serving Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of the 20th century, and the only woman ever to have held the post. A Soviet journalist nicknamed her the Iron Lady, which became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style.