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    ...some sort of false logic has crept into our schools, for the people whom I have seen doing housework or cooking know nothing of botany or chemistry, and the people who know botany and chemistry do not cook or sweep. The conclusion seems to be, if one knows chemistry she must not cook or do housework.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    I had been in the hurrying waters too long not to appreciate an opportunity to lie on the bank and rest, watch others, and gain strength for the coming years.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    It is cowardly to fly from natural duties and take up those that suit our taste or temperament better; but it is also unwise to take an exaggerated view of personal duties, which shuts out the proper care of the mind and body entrusted to us.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in fashionable society even of the best class.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    ...some sort of false logic has crept into our schools, for the people whom I have seen doing housework or cooking know nothing of botany or chemistry, and the people who know botany and chemistry do not cook or sweep. The conclusion seems to be, if one knows chemistry she must not cook or do housework.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    You cannot make women contented with cooking and cleaning and you need not try.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    I often think that all the difficulties we encounter only give us the more strength if we keep hold of our work, and we must not now give up while in the prime of life. It is best to keep trying, and by and by the opportunity will come. If we have given up, then we shall not be ready for it when it does come.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)