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."

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

Nine-tenths of our suffering is caused by others not thinking so much of us as we think they ought.
When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go.
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.
"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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