American Firstlady Quotes

195 American Firstlady quotes:

"In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond."
"My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths."
"What you don't do can be a destructive force."
"Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world."
"I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!"
"If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor."
"It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself."
"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."
"Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality."
"You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself."
"Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect."
"It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself."
"It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it."
"There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands."
"The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it."
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"When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?"
"I used to tell my husband that, if he could make me 'understand' something, it would be clear to all the other people in the country."
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"When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die."
"Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life."
"Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give."

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