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Ellen Demorest

  • I do not claim that all women, or a large portion of them, should enter into independent business relations with the world, but I do claim that all women should cultivate and respect in themselves an ability to make money.

    • Ellen Demorest,
    • 1872, in Louise Bernikow, The American Women's Almanac ()

Ellen Demorest, U.S. businesswoman, fashion designer, entrepreneur

(1824 - 1898)

Full name: Ellen Louise Curtis Demorest.