Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Lillian Carter
(1898-1983) born on
Aug 15
US "nurse, first mother". ""Bessie" was the mother of U.S. President Jimmy Carter; joined Peace Corps and served in India at age 68."

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F
"Sometimes when I look at all my children, I say to myself, "Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin.""

R
"I know folks all have a tizzy about it, but I like a little bourbon of an evening. It helps me sleep. I don't much care what they say about it."
A
"If I had one wish for my children, it would be that each of them would reach for goals that have meaning for them as individuals."
N
"Sure, I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself someday."
K
"Every time I think that I'm getting old, and going to the grave, something else happens."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Comment to 1980 Democratic Convention that nominated her son for a second term as president, in "Newsweek," 29 Dec 80"
R: "On attitudes toward drinking in Plains GA, where, according to another citizen, "most everybody who does, pretends they don't," NY "Times," 20 Dec 76"
A: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
N: "Remark made in her 80's; In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997."
K: Ms. Magazine


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