Nancy Astor

(Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess Astor)

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A fool without fear is sometimes wiser than an angel without fear. Leaders & Leadership
I am a Virginian, so naturally I am a politician. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I can conceive of nothing worse than a man-governed world—except a woman-governed world. Management & Managing Government
I married beneath me—all women do. Families, Children & Parenting
Obviously, I can’t say that the best man won, but the best policy did. Minorities & Women
One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time. Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
We have all the mistakes of one-sex legislation. Legislating & Legislative Process
I married beneath me, all women do. Women ;Families, Children & Parenting
I refuse to admit that I am more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate.
In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman. Time
My vigor, vitality and cheek repel me. I am the kind of woman I would run from.
One reason why I don't drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time. Time
Pioneers may be picturesque figures, but they are often rather lonely ones.
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on women. Time ;Women
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything... or nothing. Life
The only thing I like about rich people is their money. Money, Coins & Minting
The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you. Success
Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women. Women

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