Jane Addams

1860 - 1935

A Quote by Jane Addams

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)

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A Quote by Jane Addams on doubt

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Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we often might win, by fearing to attempt.

Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)

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A Quote by Jane Addams on america, children, determination, future, home, and schools

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.

Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)

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A Quote by Jane Addams on excellence

The excellent becomes the permanent.

Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)

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A Quote by Jane Addams on growth, plants, progress, and time

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.

Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)

Source: "Filial Relations” in Democracy and Social Ethics.

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A Quote by Jane Addams on women

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Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.

Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)

Source: "Utilization of Women in City Government' in Newer Ideals of Peace.

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A Quote by Jane Addams

Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.

Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)

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