Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher died April 8, 2013, following a stroke at the age of 87.
Thatcher was a powerful and often divisive figure in world politics and in her time, made many memorable statements. Here, we remember a few.
"Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend."
In this photo from October 1975, Prime Minister Thatcher speaks at a Conservative Party Conference.
"If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at anytime, and you would achieve nothing."
Photo: Thatcher taking over from Edward Heath as the new leader of the Conservative Party in 1975.
"I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left."
Shown here: The Prime Minister speaking in the early 1980s.
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."
India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi visits Margaret Thatcher in London in this 1980s photo.
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."
Shown here: Lady Thatcher was the youngest candidate of the Conservative Party during her election campaign in Dartford in 1950.
"Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people's money."
Shown here: Lady Thatcher with her friend and ideological ally, U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
"Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth."
Lady Thatcher is seen here in the 1970s alongside Conservative Party Chairman William Whitelaw.
"I like Mr. Gorbachev. We can do business together."
Photo: Prime Minister Thatcher sits for a picture with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the Kremlin on March 30, 1987.
"There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty."
Shown here: Lady Thatcher waves to gathered press at here home in November 2010.