Well, you know, too much democracy is a sort of sad thing.
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
Never judge a work of art by its defects.- Washington Allston
To make a deliberate falsification for personal gain is the last, worst depth to which eit...- Dorothy L. Sayers
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, thos...- Albert Camus
People wait around too long for love. I'm happy with all of my lusts!- C. JoyBell C.
If the path before you is clear, you're probably on someone else's.- Joseph Campbell
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|Birth:||1st September, 1933|
|Death:||13th September, 2006|
Dorothy Ann Willis Richards (September 1, 1933 – September 13, 2006) was an American politician from Texas. She first came to national attention as the state treasurer of Texas, when she delivered the keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention. Richards served as the 45th Governor of Texas from 1991 to 1995 and was defeated for re-election in 1994 by George W. Bush. Ann Richards was the second female governor of Texas, and the 39th Democratic governor to serve.
Dorothy Ann Willis was born in Lakeview (now part of Lacy-Lakeview), McLennan County, the only child of Robert Cecil Willis and Mildred Iona Warren. She grew up in Waco, participated in Girls State, and graduated from Waco High School in 1950. She attended Baylor University on a debate scholarship and earned a bachelor's degree. After marrying high school sweetheart David "Dave" Richards, she moved to Austin, where she earned a teaching certificate from the University of Texas. David and Ann Richards had four children named Cecile, Daniel, Clark, and Ellen.
Richards taught social studies and history at Fulmore Junior High School in Austin from 1955–1956. She campaigned for Texas liberals and progressives such as Henry B. Gonzalez, Ralph Yarborough, and future U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes.
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