"Well, you know, too much democracy is a sort of sad thing."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Ann Richards on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Ann Richards on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Ann Richards on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Ann Richards on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Ann Richards on Khalil Gibran
"I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong."
"Well, you know my number one cause has always been that women's reproductive health needs to be protected."
"I work very hard on my health, and I think about it, of course, like I've never thought before."
"Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics."
"I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you."