Quotation by Ida M. Tarbell

The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me ...
Ida M. Tarbell (1857–1944), U.S. author. All in the Day's Work, ch. 5 (1939).

On other women's reactions when she decided to leave a secure but limited job at The Chautauquan, a magazine, to go to Paris as a free-lance journalist.
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