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If the preservation of the home means the enslavement of women,
by Agnes Macphail

If the preservation of the home means the enslavement of women,
economically or morally, then we had better break it.
- Agnes Macphail

I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
- Agnes Macphail

I believe the preservation of the home in the future
lies almost entirely in the hands of men.
- Agnes Macphail

Do not rely completely on any other human being,
however dear.
We meet all life's greatest tests alone.
- Agnes Macphail

 

I do not want to be the angel of any home:
I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
After that is secured, then men and women can take turns being angels.
- Agnes Macphail

Never apologize.
Never explain.
Just get the thing done, and let them howl.
- Agnes Macphail

If they are willing to give women economic freedom in that home,
if they are willing to live by the standard they wish women to live by,
then homes will be preserves.
- Agnes Macphail

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Most of the women who have offered themselves for public
office over the years have done so,
I believe, more because of the 'dirt' than in spite of it.
- Agnes Macphail

I owed it to my father that I was elected to Parliament in the first place,
but I owed it to my mother that I stuck it out once I got there.
- Agnes Macphail

Whatever is dirty, it is women's job to clean up,
or drive some man to clean up, and that goes for everything from cellar to senate.
- Agnes Macphail

It is a fact that all women contribute more to marriage than men;
for the most part they have to change their place of living,
their method of work, a great many women today changing
their occupation entirely on marriage;
and they must even change their name.
- Agnes Macphail

When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby,
men sprang to their feet.
I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around.
I didn't want them doing me favours.
- Agnes Macphail

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
- Henry David Thoreau

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

At the bottom, the elimination of spyware and the preservation
of privacy for the consumer are critical goals if the
Internet is to remain safe and reliable and credible.
- Cliff Stearns

I first began to dry specimens for preservation carelessly perhaps at first,
but before the season was over, I had collected between
one and two hundred species.
- George Bentham

Zoos should concentrate more on the preservation side of things.
- Gerald Durrell

Self-preservation is the first responsibility.
- Margaret Anderson

Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.
- John Locke

Self-preservation, nature's first great law,
all the creatures, except man, doth awe.
- Andrew Marvell

For the victor peace means the preservation of the
position of power which he has secured.
For the vanquished it means resigning himself to the position left to him.
- Gustav Stresemann

All that mankind has done, thought or been:
it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

The object of war is victory; that of victory is conquest;
and that of conquest preservation.
- Charles de Secondat

A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty,
and for the preservation of light air and the maximum
of surrounding open space.
- Clarence Stein

The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
- John Locke

The camera is no more an instrument of preservation,
the image is.
- Berenice Abbott

Jealous, adj.
Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which
can be lost only if not worth keeping.
- Ambrose Bierce

It seems we will continue to have problems with this
classification and it may be because it comes under
the heading of creation rather than preservation.
- Walter Lang

We must face the fact that the preservation of individual
freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of
our views of distributive justice.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

When the men kill, it is up to us women to fight for
the preservation of life.
- Clara Zetkin

From the long range point of view, I do not know of
anything we can do more important than to make some
contribution to the preservation of religion as a vital force in America.
- Louis Finkelstein

My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that
environmental preservation and restoration are a critical
part of the legacy we leave to future generations.
- Sue Kelly

He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation
that passes for wisdom among the rich.
- Evelyn Waugh

With the dreary season in which we travelled part of the route;
with our minds much more actively employed in forming
resources for our preservation from famine.
- Zebulon Pike

We are all ruled in what we do by impulses;
and these impulses are so organized that our actions
in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

Growing Greener doesn't produce money for farmland
preservation or open space preservation.
- Ed Rendell

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge,
generally diffused through a community,
are essential to the preservation of a free government.
- Sam Houston

Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

The right of nature...
is the liberty each man hath to use his own power,
as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature;
that is to say,
of his own life.
- Thomas Hobbes

Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold,
and its preservation is a fine thing.
- Tim Cahill

We are the only ones who really can care about the
preservation Foreigners who come to excavate,
maybe some of them care about preservation,
but the majority care about discoveries.
- Zahi Hawass

I have long been active in and supportive of conservation
and historical preservation causes.
- Jack L. Chalker

We shall not fight for the preservation of the enemy,
which has laid waste with death and desolation the
fields and hills of Ireland for 700 years.
- James Larkin

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death,
but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
- Jose Marti

The preservation of health is a duty.
Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
- Herbert Spencer

As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good
friends or ardent enemies,
for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
- Diogenes

On the diffusion of education among the people rest
the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.
- Daniel Webster

Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
- Samuel Butler

I fully recognize and appreciate the many substantial
contributions of black Americans and other minorities
to the creation and preservation and development of our great nation.
- Strom Thurmond

Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
- Benjamin Disraeli

When you realize the value of all life,
you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more
on the preservation of the future.
- Dian Fossey

But, when Scripture makes a clear distinction between
the act of creation and the process of preservation,
we cannot accept the idea of a progressive creation process.
- Walter Lang

Preservation of one's own culture does not require
contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
- Cesar Chavez

What I did was sit down with the Washington State officials,
with the historic preservation people,
with the tribe, the local community,
the port of Port Angeles,
and we worked this thing out, and we protected the tribe's interest.
- Norm Dicks

By the immediate preservation of eggs for home consumption
through the use of water glass or lime water,
larger supplies of fresh eggs may be made available
for marketing later in the season,
when production is less and prices higher.
- David F. Houston

We remain at peace with all nations,
and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation
of our rights and the honor of the country shall be
spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions.
- Martin Van Buren

Individually, museums are fine institutions,
dedicated to the high values of preservation,
education and truth; collectively, their growth in
numbers points to the imaginative death of this country.
- Robert Hewison

Following the creation concept that creation processes
differed from preservation processes,
it is suggested that God endowed each created kind,
at the time of its creation, with potential for vast variety.
- Walter Lang

It was the separation of powers upon which the framers
placed their hopes for the preservation of the people's liberties.
Despite this heritage, the congress has been in too
many cases more than willing to walk away from its constitutional powers.
- Robert Byrd

I have entered the field to die, if need be,
for this government, and never expect to return to
peaceful pursuits until the object of this war of preservation
has become a fact established.
- John A. Logan

In particular, for younger researchers on whom the
future of mankind may depend.
We believe that they are working with all the scientific
wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the
inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind.
- Kenichi Fukui

Some of them, in accepting the proposed plan of government,
coupled their acceptance with a recommendation of various
additions to the Constitution,
which they deemed essential to the preservation of
the rights of the States,
or of the People.
- Caleb Cushing

We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors,
and in view of the preservation of the antiquities
they being very crowded and in poor preservation,
we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation
was made to safeguard the objects.
- Howard Carter

A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be
as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates,
as German as possible for the sake of the public at
large-and as confused as possible for the preservation
of the whole uneasy balance.
- Clark Kerr

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit
which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men,
in all lands, everywhere.
Destroy this spirit and you have planted
the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
- Abraham Lincoln

We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval,
unprecedented security and preservation concerns,
and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education.
- Allen Weinstein

This self-love is the instrument of our preservation;
it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind:
it is necessary,
it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure,
and we must conceal it.
- Voltaire

Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein,
liberals are always against America.
They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter
of America's self-preservation,
the difference is irrelevant.
- Ann Coulter

Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but
for the preservation and welfare of society,
and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part,
or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged.
- William Robertson Smith

Nothing is more important in the preservation of peace
than to secure among the great mass of the people living
under constitutional government a just conception of
the rights which their nation has against others and
of the duties their nation owes to others.
- Elihu Root


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