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Eleanor Roosevelt

One more photo from Val-Kill, a wall display with words of wisdom from Eleanor Roosevelt:

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Beauty works from within

More wise words from Elizabeth Cady Stanton, pictured here in 1888 with her daughter Harriot Stanton Blatch and five-year-old granddaughter Nora: “Remember that beauty works from within, it cannot be put on and off like a garment, and it depends … Continue reading

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A Mature Person

Wise word from Eleanor Roosevelt: “A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes . . . . knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity.” … Continue reading

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Tea Bags

Tea bags:¬† The decoration on this card is a recycled tea bag hand painted in South Africa by formerly unemployed men and women from Imizamo Yethu, an informal settlement in Hout Bay, Cape Town. The words are Eleanor Roosevelt’s–”A woman … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony

“Nothing is worth the getting, if that has to be done by cunning, falsehood, deception. Whether it be wealth, position, office or the society of one we love, if we have to steal it, though it may be sweet and … Continue reading

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“To the extent . . .” Margaret Mead

“To the extent that either sex is disadvantaged, the whole culture is poorer, and the sex that, superficially, inherits the earth, inherits only a very partial legacy. The more whole the culture, the more whole each member, each man, each … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Words of wisdom from Elizabeth Cady Stanton: “The happiest people I have known have been those who gave themselves no concern about their own souls, but did their uttermost¬† to mitigate the miseries of others.”

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Louisa May Alcott

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