This is the portrait of Baroness Thatcher painted by Lorna May Wadsworth.
Lady Thatcher said to the artist, "It's very fierce."
Wadsworth responded with, "Sometimes, Lady Thatcher, we women have to be fierce to get our own way."
"Very true," Thatcher said.
As a student Margaret Thatcher graduated in chemistry and applied for a job with the giant chemical company, ICI (Imperial Chemical Industries). The appointment board's assessment in rejecting her application was,
"...this woman is headstrong, obstinate and dangerously self-opinionated..."