Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Eliza Wood Burhans Farnham
(1815-1864) born on
Nov 17
US "social reformer, lecturer". "She was head of the women's department of Sing-Sing, 1840s; instituted penal reforms."

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F
"[The] legitimate office [of the human face] is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul."

R
"The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts, is to become acquainted with Truth."
A
"Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a Muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them."
N
"The human face is the organic seat of beauty. . . . It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience . . ."
K
"Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Woman and Her Era," Pt. I, Ch. I , 1804."
R: "In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997."
A: "Woman and Her Era, pt. 2, ch. 1, 1864."
N: ""Woman and Her Era," Pt. I, Ch. I , 1804."
K: ""Woman and Her Era," Pt. I, Ch. I , 1804."


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