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    It means eating your words, this thing of refusing to be a fence-sitter, but I’d rather eat my words than get calluses from sitting.
    No one who has not experienced the condescension of a buyer toward an ordinary salesgirl can have any conception of its withering effect.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    Unless a group of workers know their work is under surveillance, that they are being rated as fairly as human beings, with the fallibility that goes with human judgment, can rate them, and that at least an attempt is made to measure their worth to an organization in relative terms, they are likely to sink back on length of service as the sole reason for retention and promotion.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    The matter of consulting experienced workers, of keeping all the workers informed of changes in production and wage methods, and how the changes are arrived at, seems to me the most important duty in the whole field of management.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    ... every experience in life enriches one’s background and should teach valuable lessons.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    And the song she was singing ever since
    In my ear sounds on:—
    “Stay at home, pretty bees, fly not hence!
    Mistress Mary is dead and gone!”
    John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)

    Shopping seemed to take an entirely too important place in women’s lives. You never saw men milling around in men’s departments. They made quick work of it. I used to wonder if shopping was a form of escape for women who had no worthwhile interests.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)