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    I believe that all women of working ages and physical capacity, regardless of income, should be expected to earn their livings either in or out of the home. Until this attitude prevails I believe the position of women will be uncertain and undignified, in spite of poetic rhapsodies to the contrary.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    To find ways of practicing democracy, not ways of orating about it, is our great problem.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    Unless a group of workers know their work is under surveillance, that they are being rated as fairly as human beings, with the fallibility that goes with human judgment, can rate them, and that at least an attempt is made to measure their worth to an organization in relative terms, they are likely to sink back on length of service as the sole reason for retention and promotion.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    The intelligent employer encourages challenge, questioning—not blind acceptance and “our Leader knows best” acclaim.
    —Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    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–?)