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Jane Addams
September 6, 1860 - May 21, 1935
Nationality: American
Category: Activist
Subcategory: American Activist

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.


Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.


The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.


Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.


America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.


The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.


Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.


Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.


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