Frances Perkins

Frances Perkins

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Author Profession: US educator
Born: April 10, 1880
Died: May 14, 1965
Birth Sign: Aries

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The door might not be opened to a woman again for a long, long time, and I had a kind of duty to other women to walk in and sit down on the chair that was offered, and so establish the right of others long hence and far distant in geography to sit in the high seats.

Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees.

The quality of his being one with the people, of having no artificial or natural barriers between him and them, made it possible for him to be a leader without ever being or thinking of being a dictator.

Most of man's problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage.

But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on. No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way.

To one who believes that really good industrial conditions are the hope for a machine civilization, nothing is more heartening than to watch conference methods and education replacing police methods.

In America, public opinion is the leader.

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction. Michael Faraday quotes

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger today

The only thing that I can do is know that I have great confidence in raising children and being a great mother. Cheryl Tiegs

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