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Wit and Wisdom of Americas First Ladies: A Book of Quotations Joslyn Pine

Wit and Wisdom of Americas First Ladies: A Book of Quotations

Joslyn Pine

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ISBN : 9780486498874
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64 pages
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The one thing I do not want, quipped Jacqueline Kennedy, is to be called First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse. This lively collection includes more than 350 revealing and thought-provoking remarks by White House wives, from Martha WashingtonMoreThe one thing I do not want, quipped Jacqueline Kennedy, is to be called First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse. This lively collection includes more than 350 revealing and thought-provoking remarks by White House wives, from Martha Washington (I live a very dull life here, and know nothing that passes in town.) to Michelle Obama (The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.).Humorous and heartfelt reflections include Abigail Adamss thoughts on partnership (No man ever prospered in the world without the consent and cooperation of his wife.)- Dolley Madisons attitude toward gossip (It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other peoples business.)- and Eleanor Roosevelts comment on accountability (It is often the people who refuse to assume any responsibility who are apt to be the sharpest critics of those who do.).