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    A race cannot be purified from without.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    ... the majority of colored men do not yet think it worth while that women aspire to higher education.... The three R’s, a little music and a good deal of dancing, a first rate dress-maker and a bottle of magnolia balm, are quite enough generally to render charming any woman possessed of tact and the capacity for worshipping masculinity.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    ... women are more quiet. They don’t feel called to mount a barrel and harangue by the hour every time they imagine they have produced an idea.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    Whenas in silks my Julia goes,
    Then, then, methinks, how sweeetly flows
    That liquefaction of her clothes.
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)