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 Jane Addams - “The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.”
 Jane Addams - “Hundreds of poor laboring men and women are being thrown into jails and police stations because of their political beliefs. In fact, an attempt is being made to deport an entire political party.”
 Jane Addams - “This guy is a bastard. He took advantage of my daughter,”
 Jane Addams - “The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.”
 Jane Addams - “Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men”
 Jane Addams - “Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.”
 Jane Addams - “I do not believe that women are better than men. We have not wrecked railroads, nor corrupted legislature, nor done many unholy things that men have done but then we must remember that we have not had the chance.”
 Jane Addams - “America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.”
 Jane Addams - “Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.”
 Jane Addams - “You do not know what life means when all the difficulties are removed I am simply smothered and sickened with advantages. It is like eating a sweet dessert the first thing in the morning.”
 Jane Addams - “Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.”
 Jane Addams - “In his own way each man must struggle, lest the moral law become a far-off abstraction utterly separated from his active life.”
 Jane Addams - “Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.”
 Jane Addams - “Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.”
 Jane Addams - “The new growth in the plant swelling against the sheath, which at the same time imprisons and protects it, must still be the truest type of progress.”
 Jane Addams - “The excellent becomes the permanent.”
 Jane Addams - “Americas future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what it is taught, hence we must watch what we teach it, and how we live before it.”