Margaret Thatcher's 7 most inspiring quotes

Margaret Thatcher's 7 most inspiring quotes

"In politics, if you want something said, ask a man; if you want to get something done, ask a woman." (Wilson/Mirrorpix/Newscom)(ABC NEWS)

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by ABC News

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Posted on April 8, 2013 at 4:56 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 8 at 7:03 PM

(ABC News) -- Margaret Thatcher, Britain's "Iron Lady," who died today at 87, was a trailblazer. The first women to be the head of government of a Western democracy, her presence on the world stage sent a powerful message. But Thatcher was far from a prop on that stage. She was major player, talking as tough as she walked. With words she comforted a nation in the wake of terror attacks and emboldened women to chart their own destinies. But with words too, she launched a war and eviscerated her opponents.

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