Facts about Agnes Macphail

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Agnes Macphail was a famous Politician from Canada, who lived between March 24, 1890 and February 13, 1954. He/she became 63 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Agnes, under the main topic Equality.

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Famous quotes by Agnes Macphail (13)


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"I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality"
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"Never apologize. Never explain. Just get the thing done, and let them howl"
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"I believe the preservation of the home in the future lies almost entirely in the hands of men"
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"I do not want to be the angel of any home: I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality. After that is secured, then men and women can take turns being angels"
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"Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all life's greatest tests alone"
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"It is a fact that all women contribute more to marriage than men; for the most part they have to change their place of living, their method of work, a great many women today changing their occupation entirely on marriage; and they must even change their name"
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"I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality"
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"Most of the women who have offered themselves for public office over the years have done so, I believe, more because of the 'dirt' than in spite of it"
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"If they are willing to give women economic freedom in that home, if they are willing to live by the standard they wish women to live by, then homes will be preserves"
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"When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby, men sprang to their feet. I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around. I didn't want them doing me favours"
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"If the preservation of the home means the enslavement of women, economically or morally, then we had better break it"
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"I owed it to my father that I was elected to Parliament in the first place, but I owed it to my mother that I stuck it out once I got there"
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"Whatever is dirty, it is women's job to clean up, or drive some man to clean up, and that goes for everything from cellar to senate"


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