We were taught to work jolly hard. We were taught to prove yourself; we were taught self-reliance; we were taught to live within our income. You were taught that cleanliness is next to godliness. You were taught self-respect. You were taught always to give a hand to your neighbour. You were taught tremendous pride in your country. All of these things are Victorian values. They are also perennial values.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
We were taught to work jolly hard
Margaret Thatcher in an interview April 15, 1983 in the Evening Standard.