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Ann Richards was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin where she majored in speech communication. In 1974 she became the first female county commissioner for Harris County. Ann Richards served as governor of Texas from 1991-1995 with a focus on education reform and public health care. โ€Richards died on March 6th 2006 after a battle with esophageal cancer but left behind her legacy to inspire future generations of women leaders.
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About Ann Richards

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September 1, 1933

death of the author

September 13, 2006

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Baylor University University Of Texas, Austin


I have an awfully good life. โ€” Ann Richards

Life isn’t fair, but government must be. โ€” Ann Richards

I just feel like I’m a very lucky person to have a new life outside of politics. โ€” Ann Richards

There is a lot more to this life than just the struggle to make money. โ€” Ann Richards

i have an awfully good life Ann Richards quote

I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back. โ€” Ann Richards

Cherish your friends and family as if your life depended on it. Because it does. โ€” Ann Richards

Learn to enjoy your own company. You are the one person you can count on living with for the rest of your life. โ€” Ann Richards

I’ve always told my children that life is like a layer cake. You get to put one layer on top of the other, and whether you frost it or not is up to you. โ€” Ann Richards

One of the truths of our time is the hunger deep in people are over the planet for coming into relationship with each other. โ€” Ann Richards

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Inspiring Phrases From Ann Richards

I don’t think people maybe think that the government does tell them the truth. I think they expect politicians who are going to tell them one thing and then when they get in office do something else. โ€” Ann Richards

There is not a doubt in my mind that the people of America are hunkered down. They are afraid. โ€” Ann Richards

Doctors are our partners, and they need all the assistance we can give them to be sure we get the right diagnosis. โ€” Ann Richards

I travel all over the country making speeches for people I believe in. โ€” Ann Richards

Poor George [Bush], he can’t help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth. โ€” Ann Richards

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I’m against an income tax because all the rich people hire lawyers and accountants to be sure that they don’t pay income tax. โ€” Ann Richards

Well, let me tell you, any conservative that’s unhappy with George Bush warms my heart, in any way that they can wake up and smell the coffee would be really great. โ€” Ann Richards

Various Statements From Ann Richards

Weightโ€“bearing exercise builds bone density, builds your muscular strength so that you can hold your body up where those bones have a tendency to get weak. โ€” Ann Richards

A road to a friend’s house is never long. โ€” Ann Richards

The here and now is all we have, and if we play it right it’s all we’ll need. โ€” Ann Richards

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After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels. โ€” Ann Richards

Power is what calls the shots, and power is a white male game. โ€” Ann Richards

I’ve had lots of good advice. โ€” Ann Richards

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I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion of its size until I campaigned it. โ€” Ann Richards

More Phrases From Ann Richards

I’ve always said that in politics, your enemies can’t hurt you, but your friends will kill you. โ€” Ann Richards

i have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books Ann Richards quote

I work very hard on my health, and I think about it, of course, like I’ve never thought before. โ€” Ann Richards

We saw farms go on the auction block while we bought food from foreign countries. Well, that’s wrong. โ€” Ann Richards

I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books. โ€” Ann Richards

I think in the immediate days after 9/11, the administration acted very, very well. I liked the decisiveness of it. โ€” Ann Richards

You can put lipstick and earrings on a hog and call it Monique, but it’s still a pig. โ€” Ann Richards

I was born during the Depression in a little community just outside Waco, and I grew up listening to Franklin Roosevelt on the radio. โ€” Ann Richards

Deeper Quotes From Ann Richards

If you can’t fill the till, then don’t pass the bill. โ€” Ann Richards

I think you have to deal with grief in the sense that you have to recognize that you have it, and say that it’s OK to have all the sadness. โ€” Ann Richards

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date. โ€” Ann Richards

People work for a living. They got families to raise. Their lives are tough. โ€” Ann Richards

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If you think taking care of yourself is selfish, change your mind. If you don’t, you’re simply ducking your responsibilities. โ€” Ann Richards

Oh, I would probably have raised more hell. โ€” Ann Richards

July does not a November election make. โ€” Ann Richards

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