Quotation by Jane Addams

... the task of youth is not only its own salvation but the salvation of those against whom it rebels, but in that case there must be something vital to rebel against and if the elderly stiffly refuse to put up a vigorous front of their own, it leaves the entire situation in a mist.
Jane Addams (1860–1935), U.S. social reformer. The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House, September 1909-September 1929, Introduction (1930).
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