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Lillian Carter
(1898-1983) born on
Aug 15
US nurse, first mother. Bessie was the mother of U.S. President Jimmy Carter; joined Peace Corps and served in India at age 68.
         
   
F
Sometimes when I look at all my children, I say to myself, "Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin."

R
I know folks all have a tizzy about it, but I like a little bourbon of an evening. It helps me sleep. I don't much care what they say about it.
A
If I had one wish for my children, it would be that each of them would reach for goals that have meaning for them as individuals.
N
Sure, I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself someday.
K
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and going to the grave, something else happens.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Comment to 1980 Democratic Convention that nominated her son for a second term as president, in "Newsweek," 29 Dec 80
R: On attitudes toward drinking in Plains GA, where, according to another citizen, "most everybody who does, pretends they don't," NY "Times," 20 Dec 76
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: Remark made in her 80's; In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
K: Ms. Magazine
   


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