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    ...all enjoyment is dependent upon the frailty of human life and human desires ... if we were to have all we want and to live forever, all enjoyment would be gone.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night, be sure that something is wrong. Clothes should not be a burden. They should be a comfort and a protection.
    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)

    A sense of power is the most intoxicating stimulant a mortal can enjoy ...
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    We never can tell how our lives may work to the account of the general good, and we are not wise enough to know if we have fulfilled our mission or not.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    The swallow leaves her nest,
    The soul my weary breast;
    Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803–1849)

    The country needs the political work of women to-day as much as it has ever needed woman in any other work at any other time.
    —J. Ellen Foster (1840–1910)

    ...all enjoyment is dependent upon the frailty of human life and human desires ... if we were to have all we want and to live forever, all enjoyment would be gone.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)