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Millicent Fawcett Quotes and Sayings

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A large part of the present anxiety to improve the
education of girls and women is also due to the conviction
that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.
- Millicent Fawcett

What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage
question is true also of the other political movements
in which he took an active interest.
- Millicent Fawcett

What he has done for women is final:
he gave to their service the best powers of his mind
and the best years of his life.
His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value.
- Millicent Fawcett

The first organised opposition by women to women's
suffrage in England dates from 1889,
when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against
the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
- Millicent Fawcett

 

There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's
supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were,
and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
- Millicent Fawcett

It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could
be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's
character as to suggest to him any course of conduct
that was not entirely upright and consistent.
- Millicent Fawcett

Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside
all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne,
it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be
an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
- Millicent Fawcett

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The assertion of failure coming from such persons does
not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical
success of those objects the advocacy of which forms
the chief feature of his political writings.
- Millicent Fawcett

If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured
by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics,
and attach to himself a school of political thought,
then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words,
has succeeded.
- Millicent Fawcett

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I Act with Bold Courage:
Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step -
large and small - with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It is always a good day to be grateful for all of life -
grateful for large blessings and small.
Especially to be grateful for the symbolic blessings -
the rainbows and butterflies that come into our lives
when we least expect and most need them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Miracles are a retelling in small letters
of the very same story
which is written across the whole world
in letters too large for some of us to see.
- C. S. Lewis

The solution to adult problems tomorrow
depends in large measure upon
how our children grow up today.
- Margaret Mead

Life - for most people - is their past projected large
onto the movie screen of their future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination,
which the steadfast heart will conquer,
and the large mind will transcend.
- Helen Keller

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight,
otherwise known as political power.
- Maggie Gallagher

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

I offer gentle understanding to myself.
I position myself in love, not fear.
I look behind me with forgiveness.
I look forward with festive anticipation.
I embrace this holy moment and assert,
"Now. This moment is the moment to love,
the moment to serve, the moment to seize
the legacy instead of the small.
Now. Now I will live large, love boldly,
reach to the edges of my unfurled heart and fully enrolled hope.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The more man meditates upon good thoughts,
the better will be his world and the world at large.
- Confucius

By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
- George Carlin

But if each man could have his own house,
a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings -
then,
I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
- George Cadbury

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries
of a large research staff to study the problem.
- Bill Vaughan

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going
sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
- J. Paul Getty

Where large sums of money are concerned,
it is advisable to trust nobody.
- Agatha Christie

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are
punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Voltaire

He who joyfully marches in rank and file
has already earned my contempt.
He has been given a large brain by mistake,
since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
- Albert Einstein

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small,
they gall and pinch us; but if too large,
they cause us to stumble and to trip.
- John Locke

The awareness that health is dependent
upon habits that we control
makes us the first generation in history
that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter

The great thing is that whether we have faith or not,
we are by and large very tolerant of people,
whatever their particular view.
- Ed Miliband

It was pretty frightening because as we all know,
when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members
don't survive in solo careers.
- Don Henley

A large psychic void is left by a loss of faith.
So many Catholics have tried so many things to replace it.
- Phil Donahue

Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross,
stood a large building, even larger than the church,
and having many towers.
- Max Muller

Naturally, I have compensated in my adult years by
owning very large numbers of books.
- Martin Lewis Perl

But I do believe that a woman's truest place is in a home,
with a husband and with children, and with large freedom,
pecuniary freedom, personal freedom,
and the right to vote.
- Lucy Stone

If you're a large corporation, you can afford to pay
the money to register patents,
but if you're an individual like me,
you can't.
- Larry Wall

We are going through tough economic times but things are looking up,
and the indicators are improving not only for large
corporations but also for small business.
- George Pataki

In every community, whether large or small,
there are people who lead in their community in easy and difficult times.
- Donna Shalala

Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all,
except for large sums of money.
- Alan Ayckbourn

Little islands are all large prisons:
one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
- Richard Burton

AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because
of what it has been taken to represent.
It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged
populations feel await them.
- Susan Sontag

Britain is not a country that is easily rocked by revolution...
In Britain our institutions evolve.
We are a Fabian Society writ large.
- William Hamilton

And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the
need to seek equilibrium,
in our own lives, with the natural world,
even within the universe at large.
- Joan D. Vinge

I am conscious of my inability to grasp,
in all its details and positive developments,
any very large portion of human knowledge.
- Mikhail Bakunin

The Internet was developed in large part by U.S.
government research funding to develop new communications networks,
starting with a network created by the Department of Defense.
- Robin Hayes

When I'm talking to a large audience,
I imagine that I'm talking to a single person.
- Red Barber

I think, by and large, the level of acting is mediocre.
When I go to the theatre, I get so angry.
I don't go.
- Uta Hagen

Fashion is a social agreement.
the result of a consensus of a large group of people.
- Stella Blum

I believe Ronald Reagan can make this country what it once was...
a large Arctic region covered with ice.
- Robin Williams

While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage,
the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors,
he is a moral coward.
- Al Gore

You are a large country, you have many resources,
and you have people who are highly capable.
- Sellapan Ramanathan

Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step,
which was sufficient to expose a large part of the
upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway.
- Howard Carter

The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth,
to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent
on government for their basic needs in their retirement years.
- Neal Boortz

Rewriting is a large part of the whole job.
And get rid of stuff that's not working.
Just pare it down until it's a beautiful thing you can hand in,
probably late, to your editor.
- Kurt Loder

We may have lured judges into roaming at large in the constitutional field.
- Warren E. Burger

There are those who believe we have need of more literature,
of a large international publishing house,
of a great peace newspaper, or the like.
I am rather skeptical about this idea.
- Fredrik Bajer

Give tax breaks to large corporations,
so that money can trickle down to the general public,
in the form of extra jobs.
- Andrew Mellon

As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums,
I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York.
- Kate Smith

Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when
taken in too large quantities.
- Lord Dunsany


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