Jane Addams Quotes

I dreamed night after night that everyone in the world was dead excepting myself, and that upon me rested the responsibility of making a wagon wheel.

Jane Addams

... of all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment ...

Jane Addams

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.

Jane Addams

The common stock of intellectual enjoyment should not be difficult of access because of the economic position of him who would approach it.

Jane Addams

If the underdog were always right, one might quite easily try to defend him. The trouble is that very often he is but obscurely right, sometimes only partially right, and often quite wrong;

Jane Addams

... social advance depends quite as much upon an increase in moral sensibility as it does upon a sense of duty ...

Jane Addams

We all bear traces of the starvation struggle which for so long made up the life of the race.

Jane Addams

I dreamed night after night that everyone in the world was dead excepting myself, and that upon me rested the responsibility of making a wagon wheel.

Jane Addams

In his own way each man must struggle, lest the moral law become a far-off abstraction utterly separated from his active life.

Jane Addams

... of all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment ...

Jane Addams
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