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Anna Kingsford

  • ... it may be said that children are but newly-issued editions of old compositions, re-bound and corrected, with fresh introductions, modern print and headpieces, but the text is that of former editions handed down from generation to generation.

  • There are too many men and women; there is too little Humanity. ... There is a dearth of understanding, of nakedness of spirit. All of us are over-dressed; no man knows what heart beats in his neighbour's bosom.

    • Anna Kingsford,
    • 1886, in Alan Pert, Red Cactus: The Life of Anna Kingsford ()

Anna Kingsford, English anti-vivisectionist, theosophist, women's rights activist

(1846 - 1888)

Full name: Anna Bonus Kingsford.