Jeannette Rankin - Quotes

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

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

Men and women are like right and left hands; it doesn't make sense not to use both. ---->>>

War is the slaughter of human beings, temporarily regarded as enemies, on as large a scale as possible. ---->>>

What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision. ---->>>

You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go. ---->>>

We're half the people; we should be half the Congress. ---->>>

If I had my life to live over, I would do it all again, but this time I would be nastier. ---->>>

As a woman I can't go to war, and I refuse to send anyone else. ---->>>

I want to stand by my country, but I cannot vote for war. ---->>>

It is unconscionable that 10,000 boys have died in Vietnam. If 10,000 American women had mind enough they could end the war, if they were committed to the task, even if it meant going to jail. ---->>>

There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.

There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.

Killing more people won't help matters. ---->>>

Small use it will be to save democracy for the race if we cannot save the race for democracy. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: June 11, 1880
Birthplace:
Die: 05-18, 1973
Occupation: Politician
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Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold national office in the United States. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives by the state of Montana in 1916, and again in 1940. Each of Rankin's Congressional terms coincided with initiation of U (wikipedia)