Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Imelda Marcos
(1929-____) born on
Jul 2
Filipino first lady. "The "Iron Butterfly" was the wife of Ferdinand Marcos, president of Philippines, 1996-86; known for extravagant life style."

"I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility."

"Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity."
"I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty."
"I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it's so petty."
"If you know how much you've got, you probably haven't got much."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "On "Sixty Minutes," with Diane Sawyer, 21 Sep 1986."
R: "Quoted in: Newsweek (New York, 12 June 1989)."
A: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."
N: "Quoted in: Times (London, 22 June 1990), complaining of the numerous witnesses called to testify against her during her trial on charges of embezzlement in New York."
K: "On "Sixty Minutes," with Diane Sawyer, 21 Sep 1986."

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