If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power.
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Harriet Martineau (June 12, 1802 - June 27, 1876) was an English writer and philosopher.
I'm female, say nothing
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch ...
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
A little still she strove, and much repented,
And whispering, "I will ne'er consent"--consented.
Have you the assurance to pretend, that when a lady demeans herself to throw aside the rules of decency, in order to honour you with the highest favour in her power, your virtue ...
No, no; for my virginity, When I lose that, says Rose, I'll die: Behind the elms, last night, cried Dick, Rose, were you not extremely sick?
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