Jeannette Rankin — American Politician born on June 11, 1880, died on May 18, 1973

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a high government office in the United States when, in 1916, she was elected to the United States Congress from the state of Montana. After winning her House seat in 1916, she said, "I may be the first woman member of Congress but I won’t be the last." She also was elected in 1940... (wikipedia)

You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.
There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
We're half the people; we should be half the Congress.
Men and women are like right and left hands; it doesn't make sense not to use both.