Designs featuring an inspirational quotation by Anne Thackeray Ritchie-
'When one sees what some good women can do, with great hearts and small means, how bravely they can work for others and for themselves, how many good chances there are for those who have patience to seek courage and to hold, how much there is to be done - and I do not mean in works of Charity only, but in Industry and application, and determination- how every woman in raising herself may carry a score of others with her-
When one sees all this, one is ashamed and angry to think of the melancholy, moping spirit within us, which out of sheer dulness and indolence would tempt some of us to waste so many hours of daylight in gloomy sentiment and inertness'
This excerpt is from an essay that she wrote in 1876 entitled 'Toilers and Spinsters'. As true today as when it was written...