The independent girl is a person before whose wrath only the most rash dare stand, and, they, it must be confessed, with much fear and trembling.

— Lou Henry Hoover

The most vibrant Lou Henry Hoover quotes that are glad to read

That we have the vote means nothing. That we use it in the right way means everything.


I majored in geology in college but have majored in Herbert Hoover ever since.


The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin, and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity.


... the more you know about life, the more you get out of it.


I believe that there is a future in anything that one is vitally interested in.


I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have.