Katharine Fullerton Gerould

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Katharine Fullerton Gerould (February 6, 1879 – July 27, 1944) was an American essayist, novelist and short story writer.



Modes and Morals (1920)

  • The great mistake of the reformers is to believe that life begins and ends with health, and that happiness begins and ends with a full stomach and the power to enjoy physical pleasures, even of the finer kind.
    • Ch. 1
  • The aristocracy most widely developed in America is that of wealth.
    • Ch. 2
  • I nearly always find, when I ask a vegetarian if he is a socialist, or a socialist if he is a vegetarian, that the answer is in the affirmative.
    • Ch. 3
  • Individual freedom and individual equality cannot co-exist. I dare say no one since Thomas Jefferson has really believed it.
    • Ch. 4
  • Many of us do not believe in capital punishment, because thus society takes from a man what society cannot give.
    • Ch. 7
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