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Edith Clara Summerskill
(1901-1980) born on
Apr 19
English politician, physician, author. She was an advocate of women's rights as member of the House of Commons, 1938-61 and chair of the Labour Party, 1954-55.
         
   
F
Nagging is the repetition of unpalatable truths.

R
Today, literate people of the space age, in well-populated countries, are not prepared to accept taboos without question.
A
I learned that economics was not an exact science and that the most erudite men would analyze the economic ills of the world and derive a totally different conclusion.
N
[G]overnments still pin their faith to some new economic nostrum which is produced periodically by some bright young man. Only time proves that his alleged magic touch is illusory.
K
Prize-fighting is still accepted as a display worthy of a civilized people despite the fact that all those connected with it are fully aware it caters to the latent sadistic instincts.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, 1960.
R: "A Woman's World," ch. 19, 1967.
A: "A Woman's World," 1967.
N: "A Woman's World," ch. 5, 1967.
K: "A Woman's World," ch. 12, 1967.
   


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