Citati iz knjige „Iron Lady“ autora Andrew John,Stephen Blake

sought constantly to trim outgoings and maximize income for avaricious shareholders

постоянно стремился урезать расходы и максимизировать доход для скупых акционеров

leading to friction between local and central government

приводя к трениям между местным и центральным правительством

determination to curb public spending

решимость обуздать государственные расходы

a distinctive monetary policy was adopted, and government interference was reduced

была принята особая денежно-кредитная политика, и вмешательство правительства было сокращено

pursuing single-mindedly

преследуя в одиночку

That emotion manifests itself across a broad spectrum

Эта эмоция проявляется в широком спектре

bitter leadership battle

ожесточенная битва за лидерство

Either way, there is no doubt that her achievements are remarkable for a woman from a poor background, and her story is a fascinating one


you love her or you hate her. What cannot be denied is that, this passionate politician, pursuing single-mindedly her ideal of individualism, and fighting collectivism wherever she might find it, was a phenomenon.
He brought me up to believe all the things I do believe, and they are just the values on which I’ve
fought the election. And it’s passionately interesting to me that the things that I learned in a small town in a very modest home are just the things that I believe have won the
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
children have a problem, it is [said to be] society that is at fault. There is no such thing as society. There is living tapestry of men and women and people and the beauty of that tapestry and the quality of our lives will depend upon how much each of us is prepared to take responsibility for ourselves.
The news of the Brighton bombing was deeply disturbing not just for Mrs Thatcher and her party, but for the country as a whole. It will go down in history as just that kind of shocking incident, along with events such as the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963 and the attack on the World Trade Center in New York nearly forty years later, that made a deep impression in people’s minds.
We are not in politics to ignore people’s worries, we are in politics to deal with them.
No woman in my time will be Prime Minister or Foreign Secretary – not the top jobs. Anyway I wouldn’t want to be Prime Minister. You have to give yourself one hundred per cent to the job.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t
I was brought up by a Victorian Grandmother. We were taught to … prove yourself. We were taught self-reliance. We were taught to live within our incomes. We were taught that cleanliness is next to Godliness. We were taught self-respect. You were taught tremendous pride in your country
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