Emma Willard Famous Quotes & Sayings

5 Emma Willard Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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His daughter returned from her boarding school, improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys; but, in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined and fertile mind which he had fondly expected.Emma Willard Emma Willard Sayings By Emma Willard: His daughter returned from her boarding school, improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing
Aware that his disappointment has its source in a defective education, he looks with anxiety on his other daughters, whose minds, like lovely buds, are beginning to open. Where shall he find a genial soil in which he may place them to expand?Emma Willard Emma Willard Sayings By Emma Willard: Aware that his disappointment has its source in a defective education, he looks with anxiety
Emma Willard told the legislature that the education of women "has been too exclusively directed to fit them for displaying to advantage the charms of youth and beauty" The problem, she said, was that "the taste of men, whatever it might happen to be, has made into a standard for the formation of the female character." Reason and religion teach us, she said, that "we too are primary existences ... not the satellites of men.Howard Zinn Emma Willard Sayings By Howard Zinn: Emma Willard told the legislature that the education of women "has been too exclusively directed
Do your best, and your best will be growing better.Emma Willard Emma Willard Sayings By Emma Willard: Do your best, and your best will be growing better.
In inquiring concerning the benefits of the plan proposed, I shall proceed upon the supposition that female seminaries will be patronized throughout our country.Emma Willard Emma Willard Sayings By Emma Willard: In inquiring concerning the benefits of the plan proposed, I shall proceed upon the supposition