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    ... there was already too much ignorance in government. I could see no good in increasing the illiterate, uneducated vote.
    Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    ... for the poor the whole world is a self-constituted critic; your smallest action is open to debate.
    Alice Foote MacDougall, U.S. businesswoman. (1867-1945)

    ... overconfidence in one’s own ability is the root of much evil. Vanity, egoism, is the deadliest of all characteristics. This vanity, combined with extreme ignorance of conditions the knowledge of which is the very A B C of business and of life, produces more shipwrecks and heartaches than any other part of our mental make-up.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    Life is beset by many annoyances, and those that stand out above all are the life- insurance and advertising agents.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    ... the selfishness that is bred of great success is our shame. We have subdued the wilderness and made it ours. We have conquered the earth and the richness thereof. We have indelibly stamped upon its face the seal of our dominating will. Now, unlike Alexander sighing for more worlds to conquer, we should address ourselves to adding beauty to that glory and grandeur.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)