Quotation by Henrietta Rodman

... feminism is the attempt of women to grow up, to accept the responsibilities of life, to outgrow those characteristics of childhood—selfishness and unworldliness—that we require our boys to outgrow, but that we permit and by our social system encourage our girls to retain.
Henrietta Rodman (1878–?), U.S. feminist. As quoted in the New York Times, section 5, p. 9 (January 24, 1915).

Rodman, a rather flamboyant activist, organized the Feminist Alliance in April 1914.
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