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    I wish the women’s rights folks would be more sensible. I think women have a great deal to learn, before they are fit to vote.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    The well-educated young woman of 1950 will blend art and sciences in a way we do not dream of; the science will steady the art and the art will give charm to the science. This young woman will marry—yes, indeed, but she will take her pick of men, who will by that time have begun to realize what sort of men it behooves them to be.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    ...if we would be and do all that as a rational being we should desire, we must resolve to govern ourselves; we must seek diversity of interests; dread to be without an object and without mental occupation; and try to balance work for the body and work for the mind.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    It is cowardly to fly from natural duties and take up those that suit our taste or temperament better; but it is also unwise to take an exaggerated view of personal duties, which shuts out the proper care of the mind and body entrusted to us.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    The barriers of conventionality have been raised so high, and so strangely cemented by long existence, that the only hope of overthrowing them exists in the union of numbers linked together by common opinion and effort ... the united watchword of thousands would strike at the foundation of the false system and annihilate it.
    —Mme. Ellen Louise Demorest 1824–1898, U.S. women’s magazine editor and woman’s club movement pioneer. Demorest’s Illustrated Monthly and Mirror of Fashions, p. 203 (January 1870)

    We never can tell how our lives may work to the account of the general good, and we are not wise enough to know if we have fulfilled our mission or not.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills, and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    ...all enjoyment is dependent upon the frailty of human life and human desires ... if we were to have all we want and to live forever, all enjoyment would be gone.
    —Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)