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1879 - 1964, British politician, first woman seated in the House of Commons

I married beneath me, all women do.
Nancy Astor

- If I were your wife, I'd put poison in your coffee.
- If I were your husband, I'd drink it.
Nancy Astor, Sir Winston Churchill

We women talk too much, but even then we don't tell half what we know.
Nancy Astor

I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I
wanted to do, but now that I am older I find that I don't want to do them.
Nancy Astor

One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.
Nancy Astor

A fool without fear is sometimes wiser than an angel with fear.
Nancy Astor

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather
than with their minds.
Nancy Astor

In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame
on a woman.
Nancy Astor

The most practical thing in the world is common sense and common humanity.
Nancy Astor

Pioneers may be picturesque figures, but they are often rather lonely ones.
Nancy Astor

The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything, or nothing.
Nancy Astor

Dreams are great. When they disappear you may still be here, but you will have ceased to live.
Nancy Astor

Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe
for women.
Nancy Astor

Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.
Nancy Astor

Take a close-up of a woman past sixty? You might as well use a picture of a relief map of
Ireland!
Nancy Astor

My vigor, vitality and cheek repel me - I am the kind of woman I would run from.
Nancy Astor

The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.
Nancy Astor

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which
links us with all humanity.
Nancy Astor

The only thing I like about rich people is their money.
Nancy Astor