Find the best quotes by Agnes Macphail.
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…
I believe the preservation of the home in the future lies almost entirely in the hands of men.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality.
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,…
If the preservation of the home means the enslavement of women, economically or morally, then we had better break it.
Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all life’s greatest tests alone.
Never apologize. Never explain. Just get the thing done, and let them howl.
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