Margaret Thatcher Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old margaret thatcher quotes, margaret thatcher sayings, and margaret thatcher proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.     

Margaret Thatcher

I do not know anyone who has gotten to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it will get you pretty near.     

Margaret Thatcher

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.     

Margaret Thatcher

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it     

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.     

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

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.     

Margaret Thatcher

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.     

Margaret Thatcher

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.     

Margaret Thatcher

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.     

Margaret Thatcher

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.     

Margaret Thatcher

Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.     

Margaret Thatcher

The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money.     

Margaret Thatcher

Conservatives have excellent credentials to speak about human rights. By our efforts, and with precious little help from self-styled liberals, we were largely responsible for securing liberty for a substantial share of the world's population and defending it for most of the rest.     

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.     

Margaret Thatcher

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.     

Margaret Thatcher

Marxists get up early to further their cause. We must get up even earlier to defend our freedom.     

Margaret Thatcher

Free enterprise has enabled the creative and the acquisitive urges of man to be given expression in a way which benefits all members of society. Let free enterprise fight back now, not for itself, but for all those who believe in freedom.     

Margaret Thatcher

All corporatism - even when practised in societies where hard work, enterprise and cooperation are as highly valued as in Korea - encourages inflexibility, discourages individual accountability, and risks magnifying errors by concealing them.     

Margaret Thatcher

The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build.     

Margaret Thatcher

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.      

Margaret Thatcher

Inflation is the parent of unemployment and the unseen robber of those who have saved.     

Margaret Thatcher

If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.     

Margaret Thatcher

A quick cure is a quack cure.     

Margaret Thatcher

There's no such thing as entitlement, unless someone has first met an obligation.     

Margaret Thatcher