Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Anna Julia Cooper
(1859-1964) born on
Aug 10
US "educator, feminist, writer". She was the fourth African American woman to earn a Ph.D.; her teachings and writings disclosed a modern view of racism and sexism in W. civilization.

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F
"Teach [our girls] that there is a race with special needs which they and only they can help; that the world needs and is already asking for their trained, efficient forces."

R
One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
A
. . . women are more quiet. They don't feel called to mount a barrel and harangue by the hour every time they imagine they have produced an idea.
N
"It these broken utterances can in any way help to a clearer vision and a truer pulse-beat in studying the Nation's Problem, this Voice by a Black Woman of the South will not have been raised in vain."
K
I constantly felt (as I suppose many an ambitious girl has felt) a thumping from within unanswered by any beckoning from without.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""A Voice in the South," 1892."
R: ""A Voice in the South," 1892."
A: ""A Voice in the South," 1892."
N: ""A Voice in the South," 1892."
K: ""A Voice in the South," 1892."


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