Quotation Explorer - 'Charlotte Perkins Gilman'

[The Yellow Wallpaper] was not intended to drive people crazy, but to save people from being driven crazy, and it worked. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
You see, they were Mothers, not in our sense of helpless involuntary fecundity, forced to fill and overfill the land, every land, and then see their children suffer, sin, and die, fighting horribly with one another; but in the sense of Conscious Makers of People. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
And woman should stand beside man as the comrade of his soul, not the servant of his body. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Death? Why all this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition to life, not an evil. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Here she comes, running, out of prison and off the pedestal: chains off, crown off, halo off, just a live woman. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
They say women have no conscience about laws, don't they?" Mrs MacAvelly suggested. "Why should we?" answered her friend. "We don't make 'em– nor God– nor nature. Why on earth should we respect a set of silly rules made by some men one day and changed by some more the next? - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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