Gloria Anzaldua
“By focusing on what we want to happen, we change the present. The healing images and narratives we imagine will eventually materialize.”

Listing of Great Texas Women

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. "