Quote by Sydney Smith
Married couples resemble a pair of scissors, often moving in opposite directions, yet punishing anyone who gets in between them.
This quote compares married couples to a pair of scissors, emphasizing their ability to work together despite moving in opposite directions. It suggests that they have their own individuality and different pursuits, but when necessary, they unite harmoniously and protectively. The imagery of scissors punishing anyone who tries to intervene highlights the strength of their bond and a shared determination to safeguard their relationship. Ultimately, the quote suggests that, despite their differences, married couples can form a formidable and unified front in the face of external challenges.
Now, I say to you today my friends, even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed - 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'
Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.