Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Mary Lyon
(1797-1849) born on
Feb 28
US educator. "She founded and was president of Mount Holyoke College, 1837-49."

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"If anyone thinks he has no responsibilities, it is because he has not sought them out."

R
Nine-tenths of our suffering is caused by others not thinking so much of us as we think they ought.
A
When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go.
N
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
K
"There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty, or shall fail to do it."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Reader's Digest.""
R: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," ed. Carolyn Warner, 1992."
A: "In "Eminent Missionary Women," by J. T. Gracey, 1898."
N: "In "Poor Man's College Quotations Collection," ed. Sidney Madwed, AAPEX software, 1994."
K: "Inscribed on her monument at Mt. Holyoke College; in "Eminent Missionary Women," by J. T. Gracey, 1898."


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