Quotes by Ellen Key

Ellen Key

Ellen Key

Zweeds writer

Alive from: 1849-1926

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    All philanthropy... is only a savory fumigation burning at the mouth of a sewer. This incense offering makes the air more endurable to passers-by, but it does not hinder the infection in the sewer from spreading.
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    Art, that great undogmatized church.
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    Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one.
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    Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
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    Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity.
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    The educator must above all understand how to wait; to reckon all effects in the light of the future, not of the present.
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    The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
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    When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
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