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    I wish the women’s rights folks would be more sensible. I think women have a great deal to learn, before they are fit to vote.
    —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)

    ...if we would be and do all that as a rational being we should desire, we must resolve to govern ourselves; we must seek diversity of interests; dread to be without an object and without mental occupation; and try to balance work for the body and work for the mind.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding it in all its relations to daily life and action.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    There are women in middle life, whose days are crowded with practical duties, physical strain, and moral responsibility ... they fail to see that some use of the mind, in solid reading or in study, would refresh them by its contrast with carking cares, and would prepare interest and pleasure for their later years. Such women often sink into depression, as their cares fall away from them, and many even become insane. They are mentally starved to death.
    —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)

    One of the greatest faults of the women of the present time is a silly fear of things, and one object of the education of girls should be to give them knowledge of what things are really dangerous.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)