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15 of Margaret Thatcher's memorable remarks

Published: Tuesday, April 9 2013 10:19 p.m. MDT

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"To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches."

>>File In this July 4, 1990 file photo, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, left, shakes hands with ANC deputy leader Nelson Mandela outside 10 Downing Street, London, prior to talks and a luncheon. Nineteen years after the end of apartheid, South Africans are still passionately divided over whether Margaret Thatcher helped or hindered the demise of the cruel system of white rule and prolonged the jailing of Nelson Mandela. The heated discussions triggered by ThatcherÍs death on Monday, April 8, 2013, show how influential South Africans believe she was on the fate of the last bastion of white-minority rule in Africa.
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A Guy With A Brain
Enid, OK

Margaret Thatcher: "I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air."

Man!, oh, man!, now THAT'S a quote I'd love to direct at liberals and squishy Republicans....

Owl
Salt Lake City, UT

Mrs. Thatcher was a giant. Her clarity of thought and vision has been lost on today's politicians. Thanks for her quotes.

Hutterite
American Fork, UT

"Poor dear, there's nothing between his ears."

--British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, speaking to one of her officials about Reagan, cited by Peter Jenkins, Mrs. Thatcher's Revolution

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