Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Frances Perkins
(1880-1965) born on
Apr 10
US "educator, government official". "She was the first woman to hold a cabinet position as FDR's secretary of Labor, 1933-45; dedicated to good working conditions."

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F
Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees.

R
"The quality of his being one with the people, of having no artificial or natural barriers between him and them, made it possible for him to be a leader without ever being or thinking of being a dictator."
A
"Most of man's problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage."
N
"But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on. No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way."
K
"In America, public opinion is the leader."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
R: "On F. D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States (1933-45); "The Roosevelt Knew," Ch. 7, 1946."
A: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
N: ""People at Work," Sec. IV, 1934."
K: ""People at Work," Sec. I, 1934."


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