04/08/2013 12:58 pm ET

Margaret Thatcher On Women: The Iron Lady's Best Quotes

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away this morning at the age of 87, leading to an outpouring of tributes from around the globe.

Conservative Thatcher was a divisive figure, but she was generally well-respected as a trailblazing woman in British politics. She is the only woman to have served as Britain's Prime Minister, and was the longest-serving PM of the 20th century. (She also got to have Meryl Streep immortalize her in film, but that's beside the point.)

Love her or hate her, Thatcher had some seriously quotable thoughts -- both about being a woman in a position of power and about the men who she interacted with. We've collected eight of her best quotes about women, life and love. Here's to you, Iron Lady.

LOOK: Margaret Thatcher's 8 Most Quotable Thoughts On Women