Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Harriet Martineau
(1802-1876) born on
Jun 12
English "social reformer, writer". "Despite deafness and heart disease, she was prominent among English intellectuals of her time; wrote "The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte.""

I am sure that no traveler seeing things through author spectacles can see them as they are . . .

Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.
A soul occupied with great ideas performs small duties.
Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
Men who pass most comfortably through this world are those who possess good digestions and hard hearts.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Harriet Martineau's Autobiography," Vol 1, 1877."
R: ""Society in America," vol. 3, "Occupation," 1837."
A: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
N: ""Society in America," vol. 3, "Marriage," 1837."
K: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."

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