Jane Addams was an acclaimed American social activist and pacifist, who co-founded the first settlement of the U.S called ‘Hull House’. During her graduation as a medical student, she went on a trip to London where she visited the Toynbee Hall settlement for poor and was inspired by the concept. She was determined to open a settlement and soon turned her dream into reality by founding the ‘Hull House’ which also established her reputation as a social activist. This House aimed at serving immigrants and poor people. During this period she also served as the chairperson of the ‘Chicago's School Management Committee’. She further became the first female President of ‘National Conference of Social Work’ which motivated her to establish the ‘National Federation of Settlements’. Apart from being a socialite, she also worked prominently as a peace activist. She worked hard to end the war and she was honored by the coveted 'Noble Peace Prize’. We bring to you a compilation of quotations and thoughts by the celebrated and loved activist that will surely inspire you to stand for your rights. Read on the famous quotes and sayings by Jane Addams that will persuade you to chase your dreams.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
In the unceasing ebb and flow of justice and oppression we must all dig channels as best we may, that at the propitious moment somewhat of the swelling tide may be conducted to the barren places of life.