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numbalum89: “It is among the commonplaces of education that we often first cut off the living root and then try to replace its natural functions by artificial means.” ~ Alice Duer Miller

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

torylynn: Beneath the map is a poem by Alice Duer Miller, a feminist writer. The final verses of Miller’s poem read: “They came from toll and want, from leisure and ease, Those who knew only life, and learned women of fame, Girls and the mothers of girls, and the mothers of these

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

Feminine_Riles: Alice Duer Miller 1874-1942 RIP Suffragist, author, screenwriter, social influencer, editor. Wife & Mother, married for 43 yrs. Picture: Unknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

today_ebooks: A poem written over 100 years ago from - Are Women People? A Book of Rhymes for Suffrage Times by Alice Duer Miller - more relevant today than ever You can read the whole book here:

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

DrEinavRFox: In 1914, suffragist Alice Duer Miller published her satirical poem "Why We Oppose Pockets for Women" substituting the word 'vote' for 'pockets' to mock anti-suffrage arguments. In 2021, we are substituting 'masks' for 'pants' to make a similar point.

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

JCOblessed: Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

CiteSeer: "Don't ever dare to take your college as a matter of course - because, like democracy and freedom, many people you'll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you." - Alice Duer Miller

TriciaWhatley: People love to talk but hate to listen. Alice Duer Miller

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

pauljimerson: It’s the birthday of Alice Duer Miller,b NYC (1874). In 1940 she published The White Cliffs, a novel in verse. It’s the story of an American girl who goes on vacation to London and falls in love with a young English man and they get married.

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

disabledvegan: If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends, you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue. Alice Duer Miller

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

jasjayda: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” – Alice Duer Miller HANGOUT WITH JAYDA

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

AlyssaMNDN: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” – Alice Duer Miller AlyssaNBC PbbALLSTAR

FawnNoelle: Think mansplaining is a new concept? Just another made-up word from millennial snowflakes trying to stir up trouble, and in the old days, nobody had an issue with it? Behold this poem from 1915 by Alice Duer Miller:

FawnNoelle: I am old-fashioned, and I am content When he explains the world of art and science And government—to him divinely sent— I drink it in with ladylike compliance. But cannot listen—no, I'm only human— While he instructs me how to be a woman. Alice Duer Miller, 1915

stoyanstefanov: Democracy is this—to hold That all who wander down the pike In cart or car, on foot or bike, Or male or female, young or old, Are much alike—are much alike. These are the words of Alice Duer Miller that I set to music. Premiere tonight at 7:30pm PST

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

Melgsy: You, uh, might also find an envelope of newspaper clippings and letters from Alice Duer Miller and her husband taped under the front flap of the dustjacket. (!!!)

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

Vocalcomposer: The word is getting out about this CD which features the words of an incredible lineup of strong women: Susan B. Anthony, Alice Duer Miller, Emily Dickinson, Margaret Atwood, Christina Rossetti, and more!

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

SusannaDodgson: In organizing my books I found "The White Cliffs" by Alice Duer Miller (c) 1940. She was an American, likely with some German ancestry. Following is the start of one of her poems.

numbalum89: “It is among the commonplaces of education that we often first cut off the living root and then try to replace its natural functions by artificial means.” ~ Alice Duer Miller

pstubblefield: "The strongest will is the will that knows how to bend..." ~ Alice Duer Miller

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

LessonsWise: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

laurencejohnlac: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” – Alice Duer Miller HAPPY 50K ALYSSA

chinnypanda_: If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. -Alice Duer Miller KYLE RafaPangangampanya

kobie_ni: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” – Alice Duer Miller PARTY WITH KOBIE

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

chinnypanda_: Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on. -Alice Duer Miller KYCINE HKMLaunchOnASAP

KavanWingo1: The White Cliffs of Dover (film) - Wikipedia The White Cliffs of Dover is a 1944 American war drama film based on the verse novel The White Cliffs by Alice Duer Miller. It was made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Clarence Brown.

McGaddy: The White Cliffs Poem by Alice Duer Miller - Poem Hunter New York, NY Writing: 'When in the course of human events. . .' Writing it out so all the world could see Whence come the powers of all just governments. The tree of Liberty grew and changed ...

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

MikLyssa: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” – Alice Duer Miller MikLyssa OUR BEST GIRLS

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

spanitz: “The strongest will is the will that knows how to bend”~Alice Duer Miller

rainbowcouch: Alice Duer Miller was born on July 28, 1874, in Staten Island, NY. Her work was influential to women’s suffrage, and her satirical poetry collection, Are Women People? (1915), became a slogan for the movement. She died August 22, 1942, in New York City.

PostcardRosie: Why We Oppose Pockets for Women, a poem by Alice Duer Miller.

Bookworm: "Alice Duer Miller was born on July 28, 1874, in Staten Island, New York. Her work was influential to women’s suffrage, and her satirical poetry collection, Are Women People? (1915), became a slogan for the movement."

POETSorg: 1. Because pockets are not a natural right. 2. Because the great majority of women do not want pockets. If they did they would have them. —Alice Duer Miller

LessonsWise: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

WiseLifeQuotes2: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

EdisonKaya: “Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.” ― Alice Duer Miller

PatrickIber: Alice Duer Miller would have been great at twitter. From "Are Women People?" 1915

LessonsWise: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

davidbishop: There’s a song about this, setting a satirical poem from 1915 by a suffragist Alice Duer Miller listing the reasons why woman shouldn’t have pockets.

QuoteText1: Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on. - Alice Duer Miller

JFritzPR: "Listening means taking a vigorous, human interest in what is being told us," said poet Alice Duer Miller. "You can listen like a blank wall or like a splendid auditorium where every sound comes back fuller and richer."

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

macleod_miss: January 22nd is by Alice Duer Miller. This one made me smile on a bad day so I'm going to talk about it. Growing up with a proud (maybe too proud) Scottish Papa and not knowing anyone from England until high school, younger me didn't have a great view of English people.

Mercury_Lebanon: "The strongest will is the will that knows how to bend.” – Alice Duer Miller. Who isn't finding it hard to cope with the daily challenges? Join us on Tuesday at 7:30 pm in our meeting about adapting to "A New Norm"! PS: the zoom meeting will be open at 7. DM us for more info!

LessonsWise: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson

PersonalDevel_: “If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.” -Alice Duer Miller Via Wise Life Lesson



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