Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, was a fearless leader who became of one of the most notable figures of 20th century British politics. She arguably had the greatest enduring influence of any of Britain’s post-war Prime Ministers. She is remembered for her extraordinary political impact, but also for her memorable turns of phrase.
Many of Thatchers one-liners swiftly became famous: “The Lady’s Not for Turning,” “There is no such thing as society,” “In politics if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” To test your knowledge of political rhetoric, see if you can tell which of the following were not her words?
Quiz image credit: “Thatcher receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bush, 1991” courtesy George Bush Presidential Library. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Featured image credit: Margaret Thatcher visiting Salford. CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.