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    It was hard for an American to understand the contented acceptance by English men and women of permanent places in the lowest social rank.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    If we could produce one or two more Madame Curies, that would accomplish far more for the advancement of women than any amount of agitation, argument and legislation.
    Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community,—these are the most vital things education must try to produce.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    If we could produce one or two more Madame Curies, that would accomplish far more for the advancement of women than any amount of agitation, argument and legislation.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)