Jane Addams - Quotes

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Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics. ---->>>

America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.

America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.

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

Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.

Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.

Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself. ---->>>

Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.

Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.

The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: September 6, 1860
Birthplace: Cedarville, Illinois, U.S.
Die: 05-21, 1935
Occupation: Activist
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Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935), known as the "mother" of Social Work, was a pioneer American settlement activist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. She co-founded, with Ellen Gates Starr, the first settlement house in the United States, Chicago's Hull House that would later become known as one of the most famous settlement houses in America (wikipedia)