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Empowering quotes from wise women

Love her or loathe her, there's no denying that Margaret Thatcher made an impact with her powerful speeches. From lines like "this lady is not for turning" to "Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't", Lady Thatcher's words still pack a punch, becoming iconic (and imminently quotable ) over the years. So with The Iron Lady launching in cinemas this week (6 January), we've picked some of the most empowering statements made by women throughout history - rousing words that are sure to help you kick start the New Year...

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