Elizabeth Sewell

Elizabeth Sewell

... health is the obstacle, which ... must stand in the way of a girl's acquiring the intellectual strength, which ... is so invaluable to a boy.More Elizabeth Sewell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any strain upon a girl's intellect is to be dreaded, and any attempt to bring women into competition with men can scarcely escapefailure.More Elizabeth Sewell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct - girls are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise a noiseless influence.More Elizabeth Sewell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness of how much depends upon his own exertions: a young girl is oppressed by it.More Elizabeth Sewell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The aim of education is to fit children for the position in life which they are hereafter to occupy. Boys are to be sent out intothe world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct.... girls are to dwell in quiet homes, amongst a few friends; to exercise a noiseless influence, to be submissive and retiring. There is no connection between the bustling mill-wheel life of a large school and that for which they are supposed to be preparing.... to educate girls in crowds is to educateMore Elizabeth Sewell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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