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    . . . the fact that [English] has shed most of the old grammatical forms which time has rendered useless and scarcely intelligible, has made English a model, pointing the way which must be followed in building the Interlanguage. . .
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    tags: time  facts 
     
    [On Venice:] A wondrous city of fairest carving, reflected in gleaming waters swirled to new patterning by every passing gondola.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    tags: water 
     
    My mind shrank from the menace sweeping down on us, as children's do from belief in death and misfortune, vainly clinging to the fancy that great disasters only happen to other people.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    tags: belief  death  people  mind 
     
    The profound divergences of opinion on war and peace had been shown to know no sex.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    tags: peace  opinion  sex  war 
     
    My belief in the growth and permanence of democracy is undimmed. I know that the people will cast off the new dictatorship as they did the old. I believe as firmly as in my youth that humanity will surmount the era of poverty and war. Life will be happier and more beautiful for all. I believe in the GOLDEN AGE.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    The emancipation of today displays itself mainly in cigarettes and shorts... painted lips and nails, and the return of trailing skirts and other absurdities of dress which betoken the slave-woman's intelligent companionship.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    We do not make beams from the hollow, decaying trunk of the fallen oak. We use the upsoaring tree in the full vigor of its sap.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    The words Socialism and Communism have the same meaning. They indicate a condition of society in which the wealth of the community: the land and the means of production, distribution and transport are held in common, production being for use and not for profit.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    Love and freedom are vital to the creation and upbringing of a child.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    I know we will create a society where there are no rich or poor, no people without work or beauty in their lives, where money itself will disappear, where we shall all be brothers and sisters, where every one will have enough.
    — Sylvia Pankhurst
    tags: beauty  people  work  society  live  poor  money 
     
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