Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Beatrice Potter Webb
(1858-1943) born on
Jan 22
US social economist. "She co-authored, with husband Sidney, works on labor, history, and economics; cofounded Fabian Society, 1883; founded London School of Economics."

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F
"If I ever felt inclined to be timid as I was going into a room full of people, I would say to myself, 'You're the cleverest member of one of the cleverest families in the cleverest class of the cleverest nation. . . why should you be frightened?'"

R
Religion is love; in no case is it logic.
A
". . . if I had been a man, self-respect, family pressure and the public opinion of my class would have pushed me into a money-making profession; as a mere woman I could carve out a career of disinterested research."
N
""The Inevitability of Gradualness.""
K
So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Portraits from Memory," "Sidney and Beatrice Webb," by Bertrand Russell."
R: ""My Apprenticeship," Ch. 2, 1926."
A: ""My Apprenticeship," Ch. 8, 1926."
N: ""Presidential Address," British Labour Party Congress, 1923."
K: "In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997."


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