Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Indira Gandhi
(1917-1984) born on
Nov 19
Indian political leader. As prime minister she worked for economic planning and social reform; was the daughter of Nehru.

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
"A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others."
"My father was a statesman, I'm a political woman. My father was a saint. I'm not."
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Last Word: A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by C. Warner, 1992."
R: "In "People" (New York), 30 Jun 1975."
A: "Quoted by Theodore F Wolff in review of "The Drawings of Henri Matisse" exhibit at Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art; in "Christian Science Monitor," 25 Mar 1985."
N: "In "Indira's Coup," by Oriana Fallaci; in New York Review of Books, 18 Sep 1975."
K: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."

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