a very great loss
Last night, the world lost a truly great human being.
Margaret Thatcher's work is done.
America has lost a true friend, Great Britain has lost their finest leader since Churchill, and world lost a great woman.
God's speed, Maggie. We'll never forget you.
History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.
If you think a strong military is expensive, think about what a weak one would cost