Ninfa Laurenzo
“There is an attitude in Texas that makes you feel you can do anything you want to do. I admire so many women who have come out of Texas and done well. I like the image Texas brings to mind?that of bigness, of strength, of goodness. ”

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Elise Amalie Tvede Waerenskjold (1815 - 1895)

Author | In the Gallery | Journalist | Pioneer

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  • "I believe to the fullest degree that human beings are born with equal rights. "
  • "In this country a tiller of the soil is respected as much as anyone else, be he official or merchant. "
  • "Drinking, quarreling and fighting are common here [in Texas]. "
  • "I am convinced that slavery will be abolished by gentle means or by force, because I believe that institutions founded on injustice cannot survive. "