Frances Power Cobbe quotes

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My great panacea for making society at once better and more enjoyable would be to cultivate greater sincerity.
I have often thought how strange it is that men can at once and the same moment cheerfully consign our sex to lives either of narr ...
[Women's] duty is nothing else than the fulfilment [sic] of the whole moral law, the attainment of every human virtue.
Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at ...
...every woman who has any margin of time or money to spare should adopt some one public interest, some philanthropic undertaking, ...
...men give us most rarely that which we really want, not favor, but--Justice. Nothing is easier than to coax them to pet us like ...
I think it is worse to be poor in mind than in purse, to be stunted and belittled in soul, made a coward, made a liar, made mean a ...
So immense are the claims on a mother, physical claims on her bodily and brain vigor, and moral claims on her heart and thoughts, ...
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