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    ... women can never do efficient and general service in hospitals until their dress is prescribed by laws inexorable as those of the Medes and Persians. Then, that dress should be entirely destitute of steel, starch, whale-bone, flounces, and ornaments of all descriptions; should rest on the shoulders, have a skirt from the waist to the ankle, and a waist which leaves room for breathing.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    As our boys and men are all expecting to be Presidents, so our girls and women must all hold themselves in readiness to preside in the White House; and in no city in the world can honest industry be more at a discount than in this capital of the government of the people.
    —Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    I must be the mate of the man I had chosen; and if he would not come to my level, I must go to his.
    —Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    Jane Hudson: Bravo.
    Rosano Brazzi: Grazie.
    Jane Hudson: Prego. That about concludes my entire performance in Italian.
    H.E. Bates, British screenwriter, and David Lean. Jane Hudson (Katherine Hepburn)

    Sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat, will not find his way thither the sooner in a grey one.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)