Elizabeth Blackwell Quotes


7 Elizabeth Blackwell quotes:



"The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me."
"A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel."
"I must have something to engross my thoughts, some object in life which will fill this vacuum, and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart."
"If society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled."
"It is not easy to be a pioneer - but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world."
"For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women."
Author: Blackwell Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"It is well worth the efforts of a life-time to have attained knowledge which justifies an attack on the root of all evil . . . which asserts that because forms of evil have always existed in society, therefore they must always exist . . ."



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