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    ...I still have faith occasionally in the brotherhood of man, and in spite of all the tragedies that have intervened since [1945], believe that sometime, somehow, all the nations of the world can work together for the common good.
    Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    It was hard for an American to understand the contented acceptance by English men and women of permanent places in the lowest social rank.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    ...at this stage in the advancement of women the best policy for them is not to talk much about the abstract principles of women’s rights but to do good work in any job they get, better work if possible than their male colleagues.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community,—these are the most vital things education must try to produce.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)