Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Mary Ritter Beard
(1876-1958) born on
Aug 5
US "historian, writer". "She championed women's causes and labor movements in "Woman as a Force in History," 1946."

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F
"In their quest for rights they [women] have naturally placed emphasis on their wrongs, rather than their achievements and possessions, and have retold history as a story of their long Martyrdom."

R
"Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and the expression of energy associated with it."
A
Action without study fatal. Study without action is futile.
N
"Woman's success in lifting men out of their way of life nearly resembling that of the beasts -- who merely hunted and fished for food, who found shelter where they could in jungles, in trees, and caves -- was a civilizing triumph."
K
The volumes which record the history of the human race are filled with the deeds and the words of great men . . . [but] The Twentieth Century Woman . . . questions the completeness of the story.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Understanding Women," Ch. 1, 1931."
R: ""Understanding Women," 1931."
A: "In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997."
N: ""Woman as a Force in History," Ch. 12, 1946."
K: ""The Twentieth-Century Woman Looking Around and Backward," 1900."


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