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Mary Lyon
(1797-1849) born on
Feb 28
US educator. She founded and was president of Mount Holyoke College, 1837-49.
         
   
F
If anyone thinks he has no responsibilities, it is because he has not sought them out.

R
Nine-tenths of our suffering is caused by others not thinking so much of us as we think they ought.
A
When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go.
N
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.
K
There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty, or shall fail to do it.
 
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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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