If young men and young women are brought up to consider frugality contemptible, and industry degrading, it is vain to expect they will at once become prudent and useful, when the cares of life press heavily upon them.









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Lydia Maria Child
(11.02.1802 - 20.10.1880)
  Activist



Activist

Someone who takes part in activities that are intended to achieve political or social change, especially someone who is a member of an organization.