You Said It!

“Women are like teabags; you never know how strong they are until they’re put in hot water.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

1963 US postage stamp honoring Eleanor Roosevelt

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
-Jane Austen  

Portrait of Jane Austen

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
-Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale (1805)

Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay.
-Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens in 1852

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
-Mark Twain

Photograph of Mark Twain by Matthew Brady (Feb. 7, 1871)

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2 responses to “You Said It!

  1. All good quotes! I especially love Eleanor Roosevelt’s.

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