Quotation by Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve

...at this stage in the advancement of women the best policy for them is not to talk much about the abstract principles of women's rights but to do good work in any job they get, better work if possible than their male colleagues.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965), U.S. educator. Many a Good Crusade, part 5 (1954).

Gildersleeve was Professor of English and then Dean at Barnard, a women's college in New York City.
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