Quotation by Catherine E. Beecher

I have inspected the accommodations and find them entirely satisfactory, and as for those young men, who are of appropriate ages to be my grandsons, they will not trouble me in the least.
Catherine E. Beecher (1800–1878), U.S. educator and author. As quoted in Catherine Beecher, ch. 18, by Kathryn Kish Sklar (1973).

While in her seventies, Beecher decided to take a course at Cornell University, then an all-male institution. President Andrew D. White explained to her that there were no dormitories for women; this was Beecher's response. She stayed in the men's dorm and "enjoyed the course."
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