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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. As well speak of a female liver.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#female #female mind #liver #mind #organ

Death? Why all this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition to life, not an evil.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman


When all usefulness is over, when one is assured of an unavoidable and imminent death, it is the simplest of human rights to choose a quick and easy death in place of a slow and horrible one.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman


As for mother Eve - I wasn't there and can't deny the story, but I will say this. If she brought evil into the world, we men have had the lion's share of keeping it going ever since.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#gender #religion #men

Never in all her life had she imagined that this idolized millinery could look, to those who paid for it, like the decorations of an insane monkey.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#funny #hats #humor #humour #women

Woman" in the abstract is young, and, we assume, charming. As they get older they pass off the stage, somehow, into private ownership mostly, or out of it altogether.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#gender #womanhood #women #youth #age

Most men’s eyes, when you look at them critically, are not like that. They may look at you very expressively, but when you look at them, just as features, they are not very nice.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#the-cottagette #men

Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#begins #dead #eternity #going #now

Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#condition #death #essential #evil #fuss

To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

#another #attain #believe #must #need

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 3 1860 – August 17 1935) was a prominent American sociologist novelist writer of short stories poetry and nonfiction and a lecturer for social reform. Her best remembered work today is her semi-autobiographical short story The Yellow Wallpaper which Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote after a severe bout of postpartum psychosis. She was a utopian feminist during a time when her accomplishments were exceptional for women and Charlotte Perkins Gilman served as a role model for future generations of feminists because of her unorthodox concepts and lifestyle.

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