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Monday, May 7, 2012

Start of the Week Quotations

"The labour 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."
"There is no female mind.  The brain is not an organ of sex.  As well speak of a female liver."
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American writer and feminist, 1860-1935

"All of us here know there's no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law.  No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth." - Jean Giraudoux, French dramatist, 1882-1944

"Diplomacy is to do and say,
The nastiest thing in the nicest way."
- Isaac Goldberg, American journalist, 1887-1938

"Nothing is so impenetrable as laughter in a language you don't understand." - William Golding, English novelist, 1911-93