Margaret Thatcher was a British chemist and politician who served as prime minister from 1979 to 1990. She was born on this day October 13 in the year 1925 and passed away in 2013 at the age of 87.
Here are some of her words of wisdom to motivate us.
“If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”
I do not know anyone who got the top job without hard work. That is the recipe. It may not always get you to the top but should get you pretty near.”
“What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.”
“If you want to cut your own throat, don’t come to me for a bandage.”
“Do not follow the crowd. Let the crowd follow you.”
“Consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.”
“There is little hope for democracy if the hearts of men and women in democratic societies cannot be touched by a call to something greater than themselves.”
“While the home must always be the center of one’s life, it should not be the boundary of one’s ambitions.”
“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 a day you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it.”
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