Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Sarah Josepha Hale
(1788-1879) born on
Oct 24
US "journalist, author, poet". "She was the author of "Mary had a Little Lamb," and the first woman magazine editor in the U.S."

"There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother, but next in rank in efficacy is that of schoolmaster."

"There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought, even in the most trifling mind."
In this age of innovation perhaps no experiment will have an influence more important on the character and happiness of our society than the granting to females the advantages of a systematic and thorough education.
. . . rights are liable to be perverted to wrongs when we are incapable of rightly exercising them.
"She was a weak woman - too highly elated in prosperity, too easily depressed by adversity - not considering that both are situations of trial . . . ."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Editorial in "The Ladies' Magazine," 1828."
R: ""A Winter in the Country," in "Sketches of American Character," 1829."
A: "Editorial in "The Ladies' Magazine," 1828."
N: "Editorial in "Godey's Lady's Book," Jan 1850."
K: ""Walter Wilson," in "Sketches of American Character," 1829."

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