7 Inspiring Quotes By Nancy Astor That Will Motivate The Philanthropist In You
First Woman MP in the House of Commons
Danville, Virginia, United States
Nancy Astor was a renowned British politician, and the first woman to win a seat in the British House of Commons. She was born in a prominent family and was popular for her intellectual mind in the elite class. This helped her join a political circle called ‘Milner's Kindergarten’ which aimed at bringing equality among the commoners and elite class. During this period she was introduced to ‘Christian Science’ and became a staunch follower. She provided her non-medical assistance to the soldiers during the ‘First World War’ gaining a huge reputation amongst them. She further inherited the title of ‘Viscount’ and campaigned for the seat in the ‘House of Commons’ vacated by her husband. Once in the parliament, she worked for various causes to establish her reputation as a politician. Some of her most appreciated reforms were increasing the legal age of drinking and working towards the education system while pro-actively supporting charitable organizations. Her reputation was tarnished as she was caught in various controversies but these could never affect her boldness. Here work, life and thoughts always aimed at working towards improving the society and environment. Go through this collection of quotes and thoughts which reflect her zeal towards the betterment of the society.