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    ... work is only part of a man’s life; play, family, church, individual and group contacts, educational opportunities, the intelligent exercise of citizenship, all play a part in a well-rounded life. Workers are men and women with potentialities for mental and spiritual development as well as for physical health. We are paying the price today of having too long sidestepped all that this means to the mental, moral, and spiritual health of our nation.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    One of the baffling things about life is that the purposes of institutions may be ideal, while their administration, dependent upon the faults and weaknesses of human beings, may be bad.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    The economic dependence of woman and her apparently indestructible illusion that marriage will release her from loneliness and work and worry are potent factors in immunizing her from common sense in dealing with men at work.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    Until we devise means of discovering workers who are temperamentally irked by monotony it will be well to take for granted that the majority of human beings cannot safely be regimented at work without relief in the form of education and recreation and pleasant surroundings.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    Parenting is the one area of my life where I can feel incompetent, out of control and like a total failure all of the time.
    —Attorney Father. As quoted in Reviving Ophelia, by Mary Pipher, ch. 4 (1994)

    The intelligent employer encourages challenge, questioning—not blind acceptance and “our Leader knows best” acclaim.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)