Quotes by Ann Richards

“I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.”

“Well, you know my number one cause has always been that women's reproductive health needs to be protected.”

“I work very hard on my health, and I think about it, of course, like I've never thought before.”

“Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics.”

“I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you.”

“I just feel like I'm a very lucky person to have a new life outside of politics.”

“Well, you know, too much democracy is a sort of sad thing.”

“Weight-bearing exercise builds bone density, builds your muscular strength so that you can hold your body up where those bones have a tendency to get weak.”

“Jesse Jackson is a leader and a teacher who can open our hearts and open our minds and stir our very souls.”

“I travel all over the country making speeches for people I believe in.”

“Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.”

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