Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quotes

Quotes : 17

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Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil.

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Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized.

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To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

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There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. As well speak of a female liver.

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The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it.

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The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could

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The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it.

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The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.

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New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American.

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In New York City, everyone is an exile, none more so than the Americans.

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Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now.

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But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter.

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Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.

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A concept is stronger than a fact.

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Exciting literature after supper is not the best digestive.

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To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.

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When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution.

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