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Quotation by Ellen Demarest
I do not claim that all women, or a large portion of them, should enter into independent business relations with the world, but I do claim that all women should cultivate and respect in themselves an ability to make money.
Ellen Demarest (1824–1898), U.S. businesswoman. As quoted in Feminine Ingenuity, ch., by Anne L. MacDonald (1992).
Said in 1872. Active in many business enterprises, Demarest also was co-owner of a ship named Madame Demarest, which had an all-woman crew.
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