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Jeannette Rankin
(1880-1973) born on
Jun 11
US suffragist, politician. She was the first woman to serve in Congress, 1917-19; only member to oppose entry into World War I, II.
You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.

Men and women are like right and left hands; it doesn't make sense not to use both.
What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision.
We're half the people; we should be half the Congress.
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Jeannette Rankin:First Lady in Congress," by Hannah Josephson.
R: In "American Political Women." by Esther Stineman, 1980.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: Calling for more women in public office; in "Newsweek," 14 Feb 1966.
K: In "Jeanette Rankin: First Lady in Congress," ch. 8 by Hannah Josephson, 1974.

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