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If anyone thinks he has no responsibilities, it is because he has not sought them out. ---->>>

Nine-tenths of our suffering is caused by others not thinking so much of us as we think they ought. ---->>>

When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go. ---->>>

There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty, or shall fail to do it. ---->>>


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Name: Mary Lyon
Nationality: American
Born: February 28, 1797
Die: March 5, 1849
Occupation: Educator

Mary Mason Lyon (; February 28, 1797 – March 5, 1849) was an American pioneer in women's education. She established the Wheaton Female Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, (now Wheaton College) in 1834. She then established Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now Mount Holyoke College) in South Hadley, Massachusetts in 1837 and served as its first president (or "principal") for 12 years (wikipedia)