Olive Emilie Scheider

1855 - 1920

A Quote by Olive Emilie Scheider on women

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There never was a man who said one word for woman but he said two for man and three for the whole human race.

Olive Emilie Scheider (1855 - 1920)

Source: The Story of an African Farm, 1884, ch.4

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A Quote by Olive Emilie Scheider on birds

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If the bird does like its cage, and does like its sugar, and will not leave it, why keep the door so very carefully shut?

Olive Emilie Scheider (1855 - 1920)

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A Quote by Olive Emilie Scheider on ignorance, loneliness, and suffering

The barb in the arrow of childhood suffering is this: its intense loneliness, its intense ignorance.

Olive Emilie Scheider (1855 - 1920)

Source: The Story of an African Farm, 1884, ch.1

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A Quote by Olive Emilie Scheider on love

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There is nothing ridiculous in love.

Olive Emilie Scheider (1855 - 1920)

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A Quote by Olive Emilie Scheider on men, men and women, sexes, and women

I object to anything that divides the two sexes. My main point is this: human development has now reached a point at which sexual difference has become a thing of altogether minor importance. We make too much of it; we are men and women in the second place, human beings in the first.

Olive Emilie Scheider (1855 - 1920)

Source: The Letters of Olive Scheider

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