Millicent Fawcett

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Millicent Fawcett

Millicent Fawcett

If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
Mr. Mill was the one member of Parliament whose high intellectual position enabled him to raise the question without being laughed down as a fool.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
Of the influence of Mr. Mill's personal character on those who were his political associates, it is difficult to speak too warmly.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
I can never feel that setting fire to houses and churches and litter boxes and destroying valuable pictures really helps to convince people that women ought to be enfranchised.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mills supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every one must be familiar with the often expressed opinion, that, as a practical politician, Mr. Mill's career was essentially a failure.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of the influence of Mr. Mill's personal character on those who were his political associates, it is difficult to speak too warmly.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are many excuses for the person who made the mistake of confounding money and wealth. Like many others they mistook the sign for the thing signified.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Courage calls to courage everywhere, and its voice cannot be denied.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A demand for commodities is not a demand for labor. The demand for labor is determined by the amount of capital directly devoted to the remuneration of labor: the demand for commodities simply determines in what direction labor shall be employed.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
capital is the result of saving, and not of spending. The spendthrift who wastes his substance in riotous living decreases the capital of the country, and therefore the excuse often made for extravagance, that it is good for trade, is based upon false notions respecting capital.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can honestly say that if I was told at this moment that I was dying, not my first, not my second, but certainly my third thought would be that I should never see Italy again.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No circumstance would prevent over-population so effectually as a general raising of the customary standard of comfort among the poorer classes. If they had accustomed themselves to a more comfortable style of living, they would use every effort not again to sink below it.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The assertion of failure coming from such persons does not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical success of those objects the advocacy of which forms the chief feature of his political writings.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What draws men and women together is stronger than the brutality and tyranny which drive them apart.More Millicent Fawcett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
The assertion of failure coming from such persons does not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical success of those objects the advocacy of which forms the chief feature of his political writings.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
Every one must be familiar with the often expressed opinion, that, as a practical politician, Mr. Mill's career was essentially a failure.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]
Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.More Millicent Fawcett [01/22/2008 12:01:00]

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