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Ivy Baker Priest
“I'm often wrong, but never in doubt.”
“No matter how carefully you plan it, there are times when you suddenly find yourself a committee of one, in charge of lifting the entire world with a lever.”
“Self-pity is, perhaps, the least becoming of all emotions, and we often indulge in it only beause we are too exhausted to resist.”
“Any woman who has a career and a family automatically develops something in the way of two personalities, like two sides of a dollar bill, each different in design. ... Her problem is to keep one from draining the life from the other.”
“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.”
“We women don't care too much about getting our pictures on money as long as we can get our hands on it.”
Ivy Baker Priest, U.S. politician, government official
(1905 - 1975)
Full name: Ivy Maud Baker Priest.