Ann Romney quotes

  • How I measure riches is by the friends I have and the loved ones I have and the people that I care about in my life, and that's where my values are and that's where my riches are.
    -- Ann Romney

    #People #Riches #Care

  • Raising children is the hardest job that there is on the face of the Earth.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Jobs #Children #Earth

  • You can never predict what kind of tough decisions are going to come in front of a President's desk. But if you can trust that they will do the right thing, and maybe the hard thing, and maybe not the popular thing. And if you really want to know how a person will operate, look at how they've lived their life.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Decision #President #Looks

  • I am the granddaughter of a Welsh coal miner who was determined that his kids get out of the mines. My dad got his first job when he was six years old, in a little village in Wales called Nantyffyllon, cleaning bottles at the Colliers Arms.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Jobs #Dad #Kids

  • Multiple Sclerosis is obviously close to my heart and I'm determined to make a difference in the lives of people who suffer from the disease by raising the profile of MS, as well as raising funds for advocacy and research.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Heart #Differences #People

  • I made a choice to stay home and raise five boys. Believe me, it was hard work.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Believe #Hard Work #Home

  • I think we recognize as Americans there are certain things that are just primary to the freedoms and liberties that we enjoy here and religious freedom is one of the most important things we as Americans cherish.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Religious #Thinking #Liberty

  • We're too smart to know there aren't easy answers. But we're not dumb enough to accept that there aren't better answers.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Smart #Dumb #Answers

  • The thing that's nice about pregnancy is that in the end, you have a baby.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Baby #Nice #Pregnancy

  • As his partner on this amazing journey, I can tell you Mitt Romney was not handed success. He built it.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Journey #Partners

  • Everywhere I go people come up to me, they mob me - anyone who has MS or has a relative with MS - they come up and hug and cry.
    -- Ann Romney

    #People #Hug #Cry

  • I love the fact that there are also women out there that don't have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids. Thank goodness that we value those people too.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Kids #People #Choices

  • I read somewhere that Mitt and I have a 'storybook marriage.' Well, in the storybooks I read, there were never long, long, rainy winter afternoons in a house with five boys screaming at once. And those storybooks never seemed to have chapters called MS or breast cancer.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Cancer #Winter #Boys

  • We can be poor in spirit, and I don't even consider myself wealthy, which is an interesting thing, it can be here today and gone tomorrow.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Interesting #Gone #Today

  • I know what it's like to struggle and to have those concerns that all mothers have.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Mother #Struggle #Concern

  • I'd sit on a horse and forget I was even sick.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Horse #Sick #Forget

  • When you're used to being healthy and strong and vibrant and everything and then - bang - overnight you're desperately ill, it's frightening.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Strong #Healthy #Bangs

  • You just deal with the cards that are dealt you and you just go on and push forward.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Cards #Goes On #Deals

  • I eat as healthy as I can. It is tough.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Healthy #Tough

  • We've given all you people need to know and understand about our financial situation and how we live our life.
    -- Ann Romney

    #People #Needs #Election

  • The greatest advantage of being First Lady is the opportunity it presents to truly make a difference on issues of great importance.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Opportunity #Issues #Differences

  • Dreams fulfilled, help others launch new dreams.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Dream #Helping Others #Helping

  • Everybody has problems. Everyone has issues.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Issues #Problem

  • Everyone in life has their challenges, mine have not been financial.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Challenges #Financial

  • Motherhood was my career. I'm totally satisfied with that.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Motherhood #Careers #Being A Mom

  • And I cannot tell you how much I appreciate that because the days are long, the road is hard, the trials are there and I never know when, I have this little gray cloud that's over my head, when it's gonna start raining on me again. And I do need everyone's prayers. But I also believe that we're here for a purpose, and Mitt is prepared.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Prayer #Rain #Believe

  • We all have burdens and we need to learn to carry each other's burdens, lighten each other's load.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Needs #Burden

  • Sometimes when I hear criticism of my husband, I want to come out of my seat and clock somebody. But you learn to take a deep breath.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Husband #Criticism #Want

  • It's the moms of this nation - single, married, widowed - who really hold this country together. We're the mothers, we're the wives, we're the grandmothers, we're the big sisters, we're the little sisters, we're the daughters. You know it's true, don't you? You're the ones who always have to do a little more.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Mom #Mother #Country

  • It may look perfect, but that's one thing I have learned about life is that it isn't always what it looks.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Perfect #Looks #May

  • I know what it's like to finish the laundry and to look in the basket five minutes later and it's full again. I know what it's like to pull all the groceries in, and see the teenagers run through, and all of a sudden, all of the groceries you just bought a few hours ago are gone.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Running #Teenager #Looks

  • We need to respect choices that women make.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Choices #Needs

  • It's the moms who always have to work a little harder, to make everything right.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Mom #Littles #Harder

  • We are all children of the same God, and we have to come together to solve our problems and not be fighting so much.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Children #Fighting #Together

  • I do recognize the most valuable work being done across the country is that work being done inside the four walls in our homes. And let us not forget how important the work of the mother and father are to raising responsible citizens.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Mother #Country #Wall

  • Women wear many hats in their lives. Daughter, sister, student, breadwinner. But no matter where we are or what we’re doing, one hat that moms never take off is the crown of motherhood. There is no crown more glorious.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Mom #Daughter #Motherhood

  • I know for certain people I'm championing a struggle that they're going through.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Struggle #People #Certain

  • In marriage, it's always that give and take and rebalancing that we have to do in how we can help each other. But, I have been known at times by my sons, that is the name that they call me-the Mitt stabilizer.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Son #Names #Giving

  • My kids don't drink and don't smoke. For me, that's a great blessing.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Kids #Blessing #Drink

  • Riding exhilarated me; it gave me a joy and a purpose.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Joy #Riding #Purpose

  • There is huge merit in both Eastern and Western medicine, and I've taken a little bit from both.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Taken #Medicine #Littles

  • When I was so fatigued that I couldn't move, the excitement of going to the barn and getting my foot in the stirrup would make me crawl out of bed.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Moving #Feet #Bed

  • There have been so many people that have come up and embraced me as an example of what it's like to face something tough and just get up the next day and keep pushing.
    -- Ann Romney

    #People #Example #Next

  • My faith experience, well, as you can imagine, you need a lot of faith to raise five boys.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Boys #Needs #Imagine

  • If you really want to know how a person will operate, look at how they've lived their life.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Looks #Want #Persons

  • I am so mad at the press I could just strangle them!
    -- Ann Romney

    #Mad #Election

  • If I were a 40-year-old woman, 40-to-50, I'd want to be getting my mammograms. They catch cancers, and cancer is very curable if you catch it early.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Cancer #Years #Mammograms

  • It can be here today and gone tomorrow.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Gone #Today #Tomorrow

  • Neither one of us had a job, because Mitt had enough of an investment from stock that we could sell off a little at a time,
    -- Ann Romney

    #Jobs #Littles #Had Enough

  • Another son came along 18 months later, although we waited four years to have the third, because Mitt was still in school and we had no income except the stock we were chipping away at. We were living on the edge, not entertaining. No, I did not work. Mitt thought it was important for me to stay home with the children, and I was delighted.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Children #Home #School

  • Mitt doesn't like to talk about how he has helped others because he sees it as a privilege, not a political talking point.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Talking #Political #Privilege

  • A storybook marriage? No, not at all. What Mitt Romney and I have is a real marriage.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Real

  • You know, I think my biggest concern [if Mitt is elected], obviously, would just be for his mental well-being. I have all the confidence in the world in his ability, in his decisiveness and his leadership skills, in his understanding of the economy, in his understanding of what's missing right now in the economy - you know, pieces that are missing to get this jump-started. So for me I think it would just be the emotional part of it.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Emotional #Thinking #Skills

  • We give 10 percent of our income to our church every year. Do you think that is the kind of person who is trying to hide things, or do things?
    -- Ann Romney

    #Thinking #Years #Giving

  • They were not easy years. You have to understand, I was raised in a lovely neighborhood, as was Mitt, and at BYU, we moved into a $62-a-month basement apartment with a cement floor and lived there two years as students with no income... Neither one of us had a job, because Mitt had enough of an investment from stock that we could sell off a little at a time.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Jobs #Years #Byu

  • You know how exasperated you can be when you're the mother of five young boys.
    -- Ann Romney

    #Mother #Boys #Young

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