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."

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

"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."
"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."
"Sure, I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself someday."
"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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