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    It means eating your words, this thing of refusing to be a fence-sitter, but I’d rather eat my words than get calluses from sitting.
    No one who has not experienced the condescension of a buyer toward an ordinary salesgirl can have any conception of its withering effect.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    ... a worker was seldom so much annoyed by what he got as by what he got in relation to his fellow workers.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    O how terrible it must be for a young man—
    seated before a family and the family thinking
    We never saw him before! He wants our Mary Lou!
    After tea and homemade cookies they ask What do you do for a living
    Gregory Corso (b. 1930)

    Shopping seemed to take an entirely too important place in women’s lives. You never saw men milling around in men’s departments. They made quick work of it. I used to wonder if shopping was a form of escape for women who had no worthwhile interests.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    I wish glib and indiscriminate critics of industrialists had some conception of the problems that have to be met by factory management.... General condemnation of employers is a favorite indoor sport of the uninformed intelligentsia who assume the role of lance- bearers for labor.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)