Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Sylvia Pankhurst
(1882-1960) born on
Jan 18
English suffragist. "She launched, with her daughters, the British feminist movement; forerunner of the US version; won women's voting rights, 1918."

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F
Love and freedom are vital to the creation and upbringing of a child.

R
"The emancipation of today displays itself mainly in cigarettes and shorts. . . painted lips and nails, and the return of trailing skirts and other absurdities of dress which betoken the slave-woman's intelligent companionship."
A
". . . the fact that [English] has shed most of the old grammatical forms which time has rendered useless and scarcely intelligible, has made English a model, pointing the way which must be followed in building the Interlanguage. . ."
N
"A wondrous city of fairest carving, reflected in gleaming waters swirled to new patterning by every passing gondola."
K
I have gone to war too . . . I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Article in "News of the World," Apr 1928."
R: "In "The Fighting Pankhursts," pt. 5, ch. 3, by David Mitchell, 1967."
A: ""Delphos," Ch. 5, 1926."
N: "On Venice; in "Sylvia Pankburst: Artist and Crusader," by Richard Pankhurst, 1979."
K: "Courtroom Speech, Jan 1921; In "The Fighting Pankhursts," by David Mitchell, 1967."


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