Quotations by Emma Willard

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Born: Friday, February 23, 1787
Died: Friday, April 15, 1870 (83 years old)
Profession: Activist
Nationality: American


Aware that his disappointment has its source in a defective education, he looks with anxiety on his other daughters, whose minds, like lovely buds, are beginning to open. Where shall he find a genial soil in which he may place them to expand?
- Emma Willard
(Keywords: Education, Anxiety, Beginning, Daughters, Disappointment, May, Open)

His daughter returned from her boarding school, improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys; but, in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined and fertile mind which he had fondly expected.
- Emma Willard
(Keywords: Daughter, Conversation, Manufacturing, Mind, School)

In inquiring concerning the benefits of the plan proposed, I shall proceed upon the supposition that female seminaries will be patronized throughout our country.
- Emma Willard
(Keywords: Benefits, Country, Will)







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