Jane Addams Quotes

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Jane Addams Quotes
Jane Addams Quotes
In his own way each man must struggle, lest the moral law become a far-off abstraction utterly separated from his active life.
Jane Addams

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Jane Addams

Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
Jane Addams

America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.
Jane Addams

In the unceasing ebb and flow of justice and oppression we must all dig channels as best we may, that at the propitious moment somewhat of the swelling tide may be conducted to the barren places of life.
Jane Addams

If the meanest man in the republic is deprived of his rights,then every man in the republic is deprived of his rights.
Jane Addams

True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice.
Jane Addams

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Jane Addams

Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.
Jane Addams

I am not one of those who believe - broadly speaking - that women are better than men. We have not wrecked railroads, nor corrupted legislatures, nor done many unholy things that men have done; but then we must remember that we have not had the chance
Jane Addams

Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.
Jane Addams

The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
Jane Addams

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
Jane Addams

Nothing can be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon and left one unexpended effort which might have saved the world.
Jane Addams

Perhaps nothing is so fraught with significance as the human hand, this oldest tool with which man has dug his way from savagery, and with which he is constantly groping forward.
Jane Addams

Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.
Jane Addams
 
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