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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.

    • Ivy Baker Priest,
    • in Parade ()
  • 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,
    • in Look ()

Ivy Baker Priest, U.S. politician, government official

(1905 - 1975)

Full name: Ivy Maud Baker Priest.