Quotation by Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

A political place with no power, only influence, is not to my taste.
Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911), U.S. chemist and educator. As quoted in The Life of Ellen H. Richards, ch. 10, by Caroline L. Hunt (1912).

Said c. 1885. Richards was explaining why she did not wish to become Supervisor of Schools in Boston.
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