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KylaTurbolencia: “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 KeepSafe KYGELA

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

appadappajappa: Introduction by Alice Duer Miller

strawberryMae: "Because men are too emotional to vote. Their conduct at baseball games and political conventions shows this, while their innate tendency to appeal to force renders them particularly unfit for the task of government." - Alice Duer Miller, 1915

DebiecJacek: Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings." - Alice Duer Miller

susaneisenberg1: Alice Duer Miller July 28, 1874 – August 22, 1942 “Are Women People”

NewberryLibrary: Spoiler alert: the answer is...yes and no, according to Alice Duer Miller. [“Are Women People? A Book of Rhymes for Suffrage Times,” 1915]

estherbeugeling: 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

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

macculloch_hall: Learn about Alice Duer Miller, pictured with son Denning c. 1876. Her feminist writings championed the early suffrage movement in the U.S., just one of the women highlighted in our "Living, Learning, Working, Serving: The Women of Macculloch Hall" exhibition, opening March 1.

ambiguitweets: I'm frankly stunned that no enterprising publisher appears to be publishing a new edition of Alice Duer Miller's hilarious 1915 book of poems, "Are Women People?", for the 19th Amendment centennial.

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

LyfeViral: Alice Duer Miller – Genuine forgiveness does not deny…

Ambreen86026045: "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

CaitlinDashiell: An excerpt from “Are Women People?”, a 1915 book of poetry by suffragist Alice Duer Miller:

tributariesintl: "Listening is not merely not talking...it means taking a vigorous, human interest in what is being told us. You can listen like a blank wall or like a splendid auditorium where every sound comes back fuller and richer.”―Alice Duer Miller

bendonovan33: "Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on." -Alice Duer Miller

aojl2: Chivalry - Alice Duer Miller

BDCitizen: How far we haven’t come. Alice Duer Miller had a strong opinion in 1915. She wrote,

peaky22085996: The faces of some were stern, and some were gay, And some were pale with the terror of unreal dangers, But their hearts knew this, that hereafter come what may, Woman to woman would never again be strangers. Alice Duer Miller 1915 womans sufferage

Jeromobot: I have seen much to hate here - much to forgive, But in a world where England is finished and dead, I do not wish to live. Alice Duer Miller

toddleegoen: “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

GenderGapNews: In celebrating the suffrage centennial, let us not forget that in addition to being badasses, first-wave feminists were hilariously sharp-witted. Exhibit A: A thread on Alice Duer Miller’s 1915 collection of short poems titled "Are Women People?"

lavanyadeepak: “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

freebooks_co_in: (Come Out of the Kitchen a Romance by Alice Duer Miller) 8FreeBooks -

Womans_Place_UK: Ruth Hale (1887-1934) US Journalist. Suffragette. With Alice Duer Miller, imported the militant tactics of British Suffragettes, organizing huge demonstrations & daily picketing of the White House. Campaigned for married women to keep their own names & to end capital punishment.

Womans_Place_UK: Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) US Suffragist, writer. Wrote ironically in ‘Are Women People?’: “Men are too emotional to vote...Their conduct at baseball games & political conventions shows this...their innate tendency to appeal to force renders them...unfit for government."

tributariesintl: "Listening is not merely not talking...it means taking a vigorous, human interest in what is being told us. You can listen like a blank wall or like a splendid auditorium where every sound comes back fuller and richer.”―Alice Duer Miller

tributariesintl: "Listening is not merely not talking...it means taking a vigorous, human interest in what is being told us. You can listen like a blank wall or like a splendid auditorium where every sound comes back fuller and richer.”―Alice Duer Miller

MnMsnakes: Good manners are the techniques of expressing consideration for the feelings of others. Alice Duer Miller

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The Death Of A Soldier
 by Wallace Stevens

Life contracts and death is expected,
As in a season of autumn.
The soldier falls.

He does not become a three-days personage,
Imposing his separation,
Calling for pomp.

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