Nancy Astor, fully Lady Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor

Nancy
Astor, fully Lady Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor
1879
1964

American-born Englishwoman, First woman to sit as a Member of Parliament int he British House of Commons

Author Quotes

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

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.

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

The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.

I married beneath me. All women do.

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

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

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

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer - into selflessness which links us with all humanity.

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First Name
Nancy
Last Name
Astor, fully Lady Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor
Birth Date
1879
Death Date
1964
Bio

American-born Englishwoman, First woman to sit as a Member of Parliament int he British House of Commons