American Firstlady Quotes


195 American Firstlady quotes:



"I majored in geology in college but have majored in Herbert Hoover ever since."
"The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin, and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity."
"I see the first lady as another means to keep a president from becoming isolated."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."
"A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world."
"Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well."
"You have to love your children unselfishly. That's hard. But it's the only way."
"I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'"
"Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since."
"I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe."
"If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation."
"Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that."
"I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice."
"It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on."
"My son, George, has been a bad, bad boy! Right, George?"
"The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you're not going to change each other's minds. It's a waste of your time and my time."
"The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream."
"You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities."
"A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning."
"Every child in American should have access to a well-stocked school library."


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