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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.
         
   
F
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.

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