Monday, April 8, 2013

RIP: Baroness Margaret Thatcher, First Iron Lady of the British Government

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS, née Roberts (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013), former Conservative Prime Minister of Britain, the longest-serving (1979–1990) of the 20th century, and the first and only woman to have held the post.

This morning former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher passed away "peacefully at 87 following a stroke", according to the BBC.

"Margaret Thatcher succeeded against all the odds. The real thing is she didn't just lead our country; she saved our country. I believe she will go down as the greatest British peacetime prime minister."

~ David Cameron, current Prime Minister of Britain.

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

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

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