Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Eva Peron Quotes

I am my own woman.

"I am only a simple woman who lives to serve Peron and my people."

"I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with."

"I had watched for many years and seen how a few rich families held much of Argentina's wealth and power in their hands. So Peron and the government brought in an eight hour working day , sickness pay and fair wages to give poor workers a fair go ."

"I have one thing that counts, and that is my heart; it burns in my soul, it aches in my flesh, and it ignites my nerves: that is my love for the people and Peron."

» I know that, like every woman of the people, I have more strength than I appear to have.

» Suffer little children and come unto me.

"The nation's government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory."

" There are some oligarchs that make me want to bite them just as one crunches into a carrot or a radish."

"Time is my greatest enemy."

Eva Peron Biography

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