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Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Love grows by service. Love grows by service.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: The world is quite right. It does not have to be consistent. The world is quite right. It does not have to be consistent.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized. Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Not woman, but the condition of woman, has always been a doorway of evil. Not woman, but the condition of woman, has always been a doorway of evil.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter. But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Woman should stand beside man as the comrade of his soul, not the servant of his body Woman should stand beside man as the comrade of his soul, not the servant of his body
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Exciting literature after supper is not the best digestive. Exciting literature after supper is not the best digestive.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: There should be an end to the bitterness of feeling which has arisen between the sexes in this century. There should be an end to the bitterness of feeling which has arisen between the sexes in this century.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: When we use our past merely as a guide-book, and concentrate our noble emotions on the present and future, we shall improve more rapidly. When we use our past merely as a guide-book, and concentrate our noble emotions on the present and future, we shall improve more rapidly.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind. To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight. It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: One religion after another has accepted and perpetuated man's original mistake in making a private servant of the mother of the race. One religion after another has accepted and perpetuated man's original mistake in making a private servant of the mother of the race.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: A man's honor always seems to want to kill a woman to satisfy it. A man's honor always seems to want to kill a woman to satisfy it.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I always lock the door when I creep by daylight. I always lock the door when I creep by daylight.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I have preferred chloroform to cancer I have preferred chloroform to cancer
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: There's heaven. There it is. What more do we mean? People, free to come together, and in beauty - for growth. There's heaven. There it is. What more do we mean? People, free to come together, and in beauty - for growth.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I'm sure I never used to be so sensitive. I think it is due to this nervous condition. I'm sure I never used to be so sensitive. I think it is due to this nervous condition.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I cry at nothing, and cry most of the time. I cry at nothing, and cry most of the time.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: What would have been the effect upon religion if it had come to us through the minds of women? What would have been the effect upon religion if it had come to us through the minds of women?
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Life is a verb, not a noun. Life is a verb, not a noun.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: It is so hard to talk with John about my case, because he is so wise, and because he loves me so. It is so hard to talk with John about my case, because he is so wise, and because he loves me so.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Those who too patiently serve as props sometimes underrate the possibilities of the vine. Those who too patiently serve as props sometimes underrate the possibilities of the vine.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: A house does not need a wife any more than it needs a husband. A house does not need a wife any more than it needs a husband.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: The softest, freest, most pliable and changeful living substance is the brain-the hardest and most iron-bound as well. The softest, freest, most pliable and changeful living substance is the brain-the hardest and most iron-bound as well.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: There was a time when Patience ceased to be a virtue. It was long ago. There was a time when Patience ceased to be a virtue. It was long ago.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: In New York City, everyone is an exile, none more so than the Americans. In New York City, everyone is an exile, none more so than the Americans.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Until mothers earn their livings, women will not Until mothers earn their livings, women will not
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I was madly in love with not so much what was there as with what I supposed to be there. I was madly in love with not so much what was there as with what I supposed to be there.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: A man does not have to stay at home all day, in order to love it; why should a woman? A man does not have to stay at home all day, in order to love it; why should a woman?
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Never in all her life had she imagined that this idolized millinery could look, to those who paid for it, like the decorations of an insane monkey. Never in all her life had she imagined that this idolized millinery could look, to those who paid for it, like the decorations of an insane monkey.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Specialization and organization are the basis of human progress. Specialization and organization are the basis of human progress.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: The front pattern DOES move - and no wonder! The woman behind shakes it! The front pattern DOES move - and no wonder! The woman behind shakes it!
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I never saw a worse paper in my life. One of those sprawling flamboyant patterns committing every artistic sin. I never saw a worse paper in my life. One of those sprawling flamboyant patterns committing every artistic sin.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Until we see what we are, we cannot take steps to become what we should be. Until we see what we are, we cannot take steps to become what we should be.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: [The Yellow Wallpaper] was not intended to drive people crazy, but to save people from being driven crazy, and it worked. [The Yellow Wallpaper] was not intended to drive people crazy, but to save people from being driven crazy, and it worked.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: Where young boys plan for what they will achieve and attain, young girls plan for whom they will achieve and attain. Where young boys plan for what they will achieve and attain, young girls plan for whom they will achieve and attain.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: In a sick society, women who have difficulty fitting in are not ill but demonstrating a healthy and positive response. In a sick society, women who have difficulty fitting in are not ill but demonstrating a healthy and positive response.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: A normal feminine influence in recasting our religious assumptions will do more than any other one thing to improve the world. A normal feminine influence in recasting our religious assumptions will do more than any other one thing to improve the world.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply. The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: If a woman is really injured by her marriage, she should sue under the employer liability act. She should claim damagesnot alimony. If a woman is really injured by her marriage, she should sue under the employer liability act. She should claim damages
not alimony.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: To speak broadly, the troubles of life as we find them are mainly traceable to the heart or the purse. To speak broadly, the troubles of life as we find them are mainly traceable to the heart or the purse.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it. The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: John is away all day, and even some nights when his cases are serious. I am glad my case is not serious! John is away all day, and even some nights when his cases are serious. I am glad my case is not serious!
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: The fact is I am getting a little afraid of John. The fact is I am getting a little afraid of John.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I always liked that Arab saying, 'First tie your camel and then trust in the Lord, I always liked that Arab saying, 'First tie your camel and then trust in the Lord,
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: The difference is great between one's outside "life," the things which happen to one, incidents, pains and pleasures, and one's "living." The difference is great between one's outside "life," the things which happen to one, incidents, pains and pleasures, and one's "living."
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: I ran against a Prejudice that quite cut off the view. I ran against a Prejudice that quite cut off the view.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman quotes: We grovel and "worship" and pray to God to do what we ourselves ought to have done a thousand years ago, and can do now, as soon as we choose. We grovel and "worship" and pray to God to do what we ourselves ought to have done a thousand years ago, and can do now, as soon as we choose.