Mary Robinson

Mary’s disastrous marriage and relationship choices made her hyper-conscious of being able to stand on her own as a self-supporting actress, poet and championer of the rights of women.

WHAT SHE WOULD SAY TODAY: “Many extravagances, yes, but matched by so many disappointments. My own craft is my only security, and I once again need to turn to writing my poems since I will never take the stage again.”

LIFE LESSON: Achieve Financial Goals, Yet Don’t Let Money Rule