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Helen Gahagan Douglas
(1900-1980) born on
Nov 25
US actress, opera singer, politician. She was the U.S. delegate to the U.N., 1946; Democratic congresswoman, CA, 1944-50; lost bid for Senate to Richard Nixon.
I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on.

If one lets fear or hate or anger take possession of the mind, they become self-forged chains.
In trying to make something new, half the undertaking lies in discovering whether it can be done. Once it has been established that it can, duplication is inevitable.
Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action.
I never felt I left the stage.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992.
R: "A Full Life," 1982.
A: "A Full Life," 1982.
N: "A Full Life," 1982.
K: On being a politician; "Center Stage," 1992.

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