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    A political place with no power, only influence, is not to my taste.
    —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)

    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)

    I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in fashionable society even of the best class.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    I have eyes to see now what I have never seen before.
    Anonymous, U.S. correspondence student. As quoted in The Life of Ellen H. Richards, ch. 9, by Caroline L. Hunt, quoting Ellen Swallow Richards (1912)

    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)

    So a swallow perpetuated
    In dove-gray dusk can be both the end and the exaltation of a new
    Beginning, yet forever remain itself....
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    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)