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“Harry and I have been sweethearts and married more than forty years — and no matter where I was, when I put out my hand Harry's was there to grasp it.”
“[When her daughter suggested the President refer in his conversation with foreign dignitaries about lawn care to 'fertilizer' instead of to 'manure':] But remember, it took me almost thirty years to get him to call it manure.”
“I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin.”
Bess Truman, U.S. first lady
(1885 - 1982)
Full name: Elizabeth Virginia Wallace Truman.