Quotes by Jeannette Rankin

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Jeannette Rankin (June 11, 1880 May 18, 1973) was the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the first female member of Congress. A Republican and a lifelong pacifist, she was the only member of Congress to ... more

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You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

The individual woman is required a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition.
I want to stand by my country, but I cannot vote for war. I vote no.