Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)
Contributed by: Spigetti
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we often might win, by fearing to attempt.
Contributed by: jamie
Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.
Source: "Utilization of Women in City Government' in Newer Ideals of Peace.
Contributed by: Zaady
Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.
America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what it is taught, hence we must watch what we teach it, and how we live before it.
The excellent becomes the permanent.
The new growth in the plant swelling against the sheath, which at the same time imprisons and protects it, must still be the truest type of progress.
Source: "Filial Relations” in Democracy and Social Ethics.
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