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Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Dorothy Canfield Fisher (February 17, 1879 – November 9, 1958) was an educational reformer, social activist, and best-selling American author in the early decades of the twentieth century. She strongly supported women's rights, racial equality, and lifelong education. Eleanor Roosevelt named her one of the ten most influential women in the United States. In addition to bringing the Montessori method of child-rearing to the U.S., she presided over the country's first adult education program and shaped literary tastes by serving as a member of the Book of the Month Club selection committee from 1925 to 1951.

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perhaps all this modern ferment of what's known as 'social conscience' or 'civic responsibility' isn ...

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Compared with more emotional types, Vermonters seem to have few passions. But those they have are gr ...

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You think religion is what's inside a little building filled with pretty lights from stained glass w ...

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She was scrubbing furiously at a line of grease spots which led from the stove towards the door to t ...

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A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.

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There's no healthy life possible without some sensual feeling between the husband and wife, but ther ...

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What is life, but one long risk?

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“Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell”

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On New Year's Day every calendar, large and small, has the same number of dates. But we soon learn t ...

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Taking somebody's sacrifices is like taking counterfeit money. You're only the poorer.

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Vermont is the only place in America where I ever hear thrift spoken of with respect.

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don't let anything make you believe that there are not as many decent men in the world as women, and ...

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there's no such thing as luck. Nothing ever just happens to anybody. ... nothing can really happen t ...

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one reason we haven't any national art is because we have too much magnificence. All our capacity fo ...

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A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnessary.

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