Charlotte Perkins Gilman — American Writer born on July 03, 1860, died on August 17, 1935

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist during a time when her accomplishments were exceptional for women, and she served as a role model for future generations of feminists because of her unorthodox concepts and lifestyle. Her best remembered work today is her semi-autobiographical short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" which she wrote after a severe bout of postpartum psychosis... (wikipedia)

To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.
The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it.
The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized.

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