Anna Julia Cooper - Quotes

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Life must be something more than dilettante speculation. ---->>>

I constantly felt (as I suppose many an ambitious girl has felt) a thumping from within unanswered by any beckoning from without. ---->>>

Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey. ---->>>

The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity. ---->>>

It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice. ---->>>

The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart. ---->>>

Nothing natural can be wholly unworthy. ---->>>

One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God. ---->>>

Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him. ---->>>

Agnosticism has nothing to impart. Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too. ---->>>

If our vaunted rule of the people does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done it must and will inevitably give place to something better. ---->>>

A race cannot be purified from without. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: August 10, 1858
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Die: 02-27, 1964
Occupation: Educator
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Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (August 10, 1858 – February 27, 1964) was an American author, educator, sociologist, speaker, Black Liberation activist, and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history. Upon receiving her PhD in history from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1924, Cooper became the fourth African-American woman to earn a doctoral degree (wikipedia)