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American feministisch writer 1921-0
If I were a man, I would strenuously object to the assumption that women have any moral or spiritual superiority as a class. This is female chauvinism. Friedan, Betty. 1998.Source: It Changed My Life: Writings on the Womens Movement
English writer 1894-19630
Most vices demand considerable self-sacrifices. There is no greater mistake than to suppose that a vicious life is a life of uninterrupted pleasure. It is a life almost as wearisome and painful - if strenuously led - as Christian's in The Pilgrim's Progress.
There is a homely directness about these rustic apothegms which makes them far more palatable than the strained and sophisticated epigrams of the characters of Oscar Wilde's plays, who are ever striving strenuously to dazzle us with verbal pyrotechnics.