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    As our disorderly, competitive technological society is piling up its victims and constantly developing new problems of maladjustment, we must use our scientific knowledge to determine the cause and prevention of suffering rather than putting all our emphasis on its alleviation ...
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    Tension is ... a prerequisite for creative living.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    I want to know and to be and to do.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    ... democracy is not only service, action, brotherhood—it is spirit—spirit free, indefinable, all-pervasive, that holds us to its revelations even when we seek to escape them.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    I am convinced that our American society will become more and more vulgarized and that it will be fragmentized into contending economic, racial and religious pressure groups lacking in unity and common will, unless we can arrest the disintegration of the family and of community solidarity.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)