Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quotes

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quotes

But I MUST say what I feel and think in some way - it is such a relief! But the effort is getting to be greater than the relief.

Death? Why all this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition to life, not an evil.

Never in all her life had she imagined that this idolized millinery could look, to those who paid for it, like the decorations of an insane monkey.

As for mother Eve - I wasn't there and can't deny the story, but I will say this. If she brought evil into the world, we men have had the lion's share of keeping it going ever since.

It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight.

Through it [literature] we know the past, govern the present, and influence the future.

Now why should that man have fainted? But he did,and right across my path by the wall, so that I had to creep over him every time!

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