Quotation by Hortense Odlum

... a business career for a woman and her need for a woman's life as wife and mother, are not enemies at all, unless we make them so, but may be the closest and most co-operative friends and supporter of each other.
Hortense Odlum (1892–?), U.S. businesswoman. A Woman's Place, ch. 16 (1939).

Odlum was a wife, the mother of three sons, and president of Bonwit Teller, a New York City women's store. Her husband was wealthy and supportive; they had a luxurious home and household help.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help