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    If we could produce one or two more Madame Curies, that would accomplish far more for the advancement of women than any amount of agitation, argument and legislation.
    Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    It was hard for an American to understand the contented acceptance by English men and women of permanent places in the lowest social rank.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    ...I still have faith occasionally in the brotherhood of man, and in spite of all the tragedies that have intervened since [1945], believe that sometime, somehow, all the nations of the world can work together for the common good.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    While I am in favor of the Government promptly enforcing the laws for the present, defending the forts and collecting the revenue, I am not in favor of a war policy with a view to the conquest of any of the slave States; except such as are needed to give us a good boundary. If Maryland attempts to go off, suppress her in order to save the Potomac and the District of Columbia. Cut a piece off of western Virginia and keep Missouri and all the Territories.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    It was hard for an American to understand the contented acceptance by English men and women of permanent places in the lowest social rank.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)