Harriett Woods

American politician

Harriett Woods (2 June 19278 February 2007) was an American politician and activist, a two-time Democratic nominee for the United States Senate from Missouri, and a former Lieutenant Governor of Missouri. She was Missouri's first and so far only female Lieutenant Governor.


  • You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.
    • As quoted in Carolyn Warner, The Last Word : A Treasury of Women's Quotes (1992), p. 147,
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