Facts about Alice Hamilton

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Alice Hamilton was a famous Scientist from USA, who lived between February 27, 1869 and September 22, 1970. He/she became 101 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 11 quotes who is written / told by Alice.

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Famous quotes by Alice Hamilton (11)


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"It was easy to present figures demonstrating the contrast between lead work in the United States under conditions of neglect and ignorance, and comparable work in England and Germany, under intelligent control"
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"It was also my experience at Hull-House that aroused my interest in industrial diseases"
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"When employers tell me they prefer married men, and encourage their men to have homes of their own, because it makes them so much steadier, I wonder if they have any idea of all that that implies"
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"Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem"
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"When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor"
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"From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air, not by handling their food with unwashed hands"
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"Everything I discovered was new and most of it was really valuable"
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"It was impossible for me to believe that conditions in Europe could be worse than they were in the Polish section of Chicago, and in many Italian and Irish tenements, or that any workshops could be worse than some of those I had seen in our foreign quarters"
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"Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation"
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"No young doctor nowadays can hope for work as exciting and rewarding"
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"There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger in industry unless it is based on the principle of keeping the air clear from dust and fumes"


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