Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quotes

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quotes: The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it.
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quote: To speak broadly, the troubles of life as we find them are mainly traceable to the heart or the purse.
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Quotes about Charlotte Perkins Gilman: We all need one another; much and often. Just as every human creature needs a place to be alone in, a sacred, private
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Quote about Charlotte Perkins Gilman: It cannot be too strongly asserted that the insistence on blind, unreasoning faith is due mainly to the maintenance of a subject-matter upon which there was no knowledge, namely the 'other world'; and that this basis was assumed because of early man's preoccupation with death. It is, unfortunately, quite possible to believe a thing which is contradicted by facts, especially if the facts are not generally known; but if the whole position on which we rested our religions had been visibly opposed by what we did know, even the unthinking masses would, in time, have noticed it.
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Sayings: The mother- poor invaded soul- finds even the bathroom door no bar to hammering little hands.
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Saying: To-day there is hardly a woman of intelligence in all America ... who is not definitely and actively concerned in some social interest, who does not recognize some duty besides those incident to her own blood relationship.
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Sayings about Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A house does not need a wife any more than it needs a husband.
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Saying about Charlotte Perkins Gilman: As for mother Eve - I wasn't there and can't deny the story, but I will say this. If she brought evil into the world, we men have had the lion's share of keeping it going ever since.
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quotes: In the field of economics we maintain to this day some of the most primitive ideas, some of the most radically false ideas, some of the most absurd ideas a brain can hold. ... but all this give no uneasiness to the average brain. That long-suffering organ has been trained for more thousands of years than history can uncover to hold in unquestioning patience great blocks of irrelevant idiocy and large active lies.
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quote: A family unity which is only bound together with a table-cloth is of questionable value.
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Quotes about Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
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Quote about Charlotte Perkins Gilman: It would have saved trouble had I remained Perkins from the first, this changing of women's names is a nuisance we are now happily outgrowing.
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Sayings: The peculiarity of all death-based religions is that their subject-matter is entirely outside of facts. Men could think and think, talk and argue, advance, deny, assert, and controversy, and write innumerable books, without being hampered at any time by any fact.
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Saying: In our steady insistence on proclaiming sex-distinction we have grown to consider most human attributes as masculine attributes, for the simple reason that they were allowed to men and forbidden to women.
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