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Mary Robinson

  • I was elected by the women of Ireland, who instead of rocking the cradle, rocked the system.

    • Mary Robinson,
    • in The London Times ()
  • In a society where the rights and potential of women are constrained, no man can be truly free. He may have power, but he will not have freedom.

    • Mary Robinson,
    • in Europe ()

Mary Robinson, Irish lawyer, academic, President of Ireland, UN official

(1944)

Full name: Mary Therese Winifred Bourke Robinson.