The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else.
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement in a manner that would be amusingly absurd were it not so monstrously unjust and socially harmful.
Woman's Share in Social Culture, 1912
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at...- Carl Sagan
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will liv...- Albert Einstein
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.- Oscar Wilde
Genius is of small use to a woman who does not know how to do her hair.- Edith Wharton
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, reall...- Gertrude Stein
The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. Perhaps it should be added that either the man or the woman thus deeply bound in lifelong friendship who seeks marriage must find a still rarer man or woman to wed, to make such a three cornered comradeship a permanent success.
The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order.
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