Monday, April 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher, dead at 87

The Iron Lady

“To those waiting with bated breath for that favorite media catchphrase ‘the U turn,’ I have only one thing to say: You turn if you want to. The lady’s not for turning.”

—Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013), Britain’s first woman prime minister (1979-1990), 1980 Video

• Editorial Comment: Iron doesn’t bend. Not always a good thing...


• More gems from the Iron Lady
“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” 
Women have plenty of roles in which they can serve with distinction: some of us even run countries. But generally we are better at wielding the handbag than the bayonet.”
We have become a grandmother. (On the birth of her first grandchild, 1989)“In politics if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.”
“It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.”
“As God once said, and I think rightly...” 
•  BBC obit

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