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Harriet Martineau Quotes

Birth Date: 1802-06-12 (Saturday, June 12th, 1802)



    • 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.
    • For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen ... than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe.
    • Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
    • What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honourable, than that of teaching?
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