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“Two things have always surprised me: the intelligence of animals and the bestiality of human beings.”
“Prostitution is the most hideous of the afflictions produced by the unequal division of the world's goods; this infamy blights the human race and testifies against the social order much more than crime; this revolting degradation is brought about by the disastrous effects of prejudices, poverty, and slavery.”
“Love humanity. This lover will never betray you. At twenty as at sixty, you may love it passionately.”
“From the moment when there is no longer any dishonor in working with one's hands, when work is even an honorable fact, all, rich and poor, will work.”
Flora Tristan, French socialist writer, activist, feminist theorist
(1803 - 1844)
Full name: Flore-Celestine-Therèse-Henriette Tristan-Moscoso