Ellen Swallow Richards - Quotes

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If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back. ---->>>

If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night, be sure that something is wrong. Clothes should not be a burden. They should be a comfort and a protection. ---->>>

You cannot make women contented with cooking and cleaning and you need not try. ---->>>

Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills, and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy. ---->>>

New England is the home of all that is good and noble with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions. ---->>>

The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health? ---->>>

Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding it in all its relations to daily life and action. ---->>>

I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in fashionable society even of the best class. ---->>>

We never can tell how our lives may work to the account of the general good, and we are not wise enough to know if we have fulfilled our mission or not. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: December 3, 1842
Birthplace: Dunstable, Massachusetts
Die: 03-30, 1911
Occupation: Scientist

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (December 3, 1842 – March 30, 1911) was an industrial and environmental chemist in the United States during the 19th century. Her pioneering work in sanitary engineering, and experimental research in domestic science, laid a foundation for the new science of home economics (wikipedia)