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1. "Miss S. bevorzugte das pathetische Wort ‚land' gegenüber dem üblichen ‚country'. ‚This land …' In diesem Sinne gebraucht, ist es zwar nicht direkt die Sprache des Wahnsinns, aber doch der Besessenheit. Zeugen Jehovas sprechen ständig von ‚this land', ebenso die National Front. Land ist gleich country plus Vorsehung – ein Land im Angesicht Gottes. Auch Mrs. Thatcher sagt ‚this land'."
Author: Alan Bennett
2. "The world is undoubtedly a safer, freer place because Thatcher - like Reagan - refused to back down when it came to defending freedom."
Author: Bob Barr
3. "Now, I have always wanted to agree with Lady Bracknell that there is no earthly use for the upper and lower classes unless they set each other a good example. But I shouldn't pretend that the consensus itself was any of my concern. It was absurd and slightly despicable, in the first decade of Thatcher and Reagan, to hear former and actual radicals intone piously against 'the politics of confrontation.' I suppose that, if this collection has a point, it is the desire of one individual to see the idea of confrontation kept alive."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
4. "I thought about Maggie and how passion was a difficult thing to sustain, but that friendship had a pace that could go on forever."
Author: Craig Johnson
5. "Damon Scares me,' Maggie said. 'Maybe you should do what he wants.''Can't.''Why not?''Because he killed me. That kind of pisses me off"
Author: D.J. MacHale
6. "Saints and martyrs had never interested Maggie so much as sages and poets."
Author: George Eliot
7. "The Tom Strong thing was totally for the money. I plan to get looser after I finish this Maggie saga."
Author: Jaime Hernandez
8. "Search your heart. He's there, Kate. You can ignore Him, try to run and hide from Him, even convince yourself that He's not there, but He promised us that he would never leave or forsake us." He tipped his head to the side. "Kind of like how you promised not to leave Maggie when she was going through labor. Maggie still had to go through it. You couldn't take her pain away, but you were there to hold her hand, to encourage her, to make sure she knew she wasn't alone, and when it was all said and done, something beautiful came out of what she endured."
Author: Jen Stephens
9. "I never was a great Thatcher fan, and it wasn't a sad day in my life when she resigned."
Author: Jim Broadbent
10. "When New Labour came to power, we got a Right-wing Conservative government. I came to realise that voting Labour wasn't in Scotland's interests any more. Any doubt I had about that was cast aside for ever when I saw Gordon Brown cosying up to Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street."
Author: Jimmy Reid
11. "Whatever. Wish me luck." Maggie disappeared in a waft of perfume.Luck? I don't think so. Prayer? That's what I'm into."
Author: Judy Baer
12. "Honey, Maggie Jones said. Victoria. Listen to me. You're here now. This is where you are."
Author: Kent Haruf
13. "I was transformed. Into a vampire." He glanced quickly around the table, but was met with nothing but blank looks. At least, they weren't screaming. Or trying to stab him with the silverware."Are you sure, dear?" Dorotea asked."It's true," Maggie said. "Pierce and I are both vampires."Silence descended around the table as everyone stopped eating. Pierce wondered when the screaming would begin."Ah, well." Dorotea shrugged. "Nobody's perfect.""That's the truth," Aunt Betty muttered."Pass the potatoes," Uncle Bob said."
Author: Kerrelyn Sparks
14. "If Margaret Thatcher took climate change seriously and believed that we should take action to reduce global greenhouse emissions, then taking action and supporting and accepting the science can hardly be the mark of incipient Bolshevism."
Author: Malcolm Turnbull
15. "Did you know they call the tower the "Iron Lady"? Hmm. Isn't that Margaret Thatched called that, too? Frankly, they don't look anything alike to me. For one thing, Maggie has two legs, and the Parisian Iron Lady has four on the floor, like me."
Author: Sheron Long
16. "Remember how Margaret Thatcher came to believe that abroad was more important than at home? Didn't do her much good."
Author: Simon Hoggart

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