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Mary Ritter Beard
(1876-1958) born on
Aug 05
US historian, writer. She championed women's causes and labor movements in "Woman as a Force in History," 1946.
         
   
F
In their quest for rights they [women] have naturally placed emphasis on their wrongs, rather than their achievements and possessions, and have retold history as a story of their long Martyrdom.

R
Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and the expression of energy associated with it.
A
Action without study fatal. Study without action is futile.
N
Woman's success in lifting men out of their way of life nearly resembling that of the beasts -- who merely hunted and fished for food, who found shelter where they could in jungles, in trees, and caves -- was a civilizing triumph.
K
The volumes which record the history of the human race are filled with the deeds and the words of great men . . . [but] The Twentieth Century Woman . . . questions the completeness of the story.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Understanding Women," Ch. 1, 1931.
R: "Understanding Women," 1931.
A: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
N: "Woman as a Force in History," Ch. 12, 1946.
K: "The Twentieth-Century Woman Looking Around and Backward," 1900.
   


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