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    ... there are persons who seem to have overcome obstacles and by character and perseverance to have risen to the top. But we have no record of the numbers of able persons who fall by the wayside, persons who, with enough encouragement and opportunity, might make great contributions.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    ... a worker was seldom so much annoyed by what he got as by what he got in relation to his fellow workers.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    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–?)

    The largest business in American handled by a woman is the Money Order Department of the Pittsburgh Post-office; Mary Steel has it in charge.
    Lydia Hoyt Farmer (1842–1903)

    The higher one climbs the lonelier one is.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)