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“It's only when we're relaxed that the thing way down deep in all of us — call it the subconscious mind, the spirit, what you will — has a chance to well up and tell us how we shall go.”
“In America, public opinion is the leader.”
“We all take refuge in the optimism which is typical of this great creative nation. Every situation has found us unprepared.”
“But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on. No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way.”
“The accusation that I am a woman is incontrovertible.”
Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor, government official, social reformer
(1882 - 1965)
Full name: Frances Caroline Perkins Wilson.