Anandibai Joshi, 1865 - 1887
Born: 31 March 1865, Pune, Maharashtra, British India
Died: 26 February 1887, Pune, Maharashtra, British India
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- Had there been no difficulties and no thorns in the way, then man would have been in his primitive state and no progress made in civilisation and mental culture. permalink
- I realized that female doctors were a nonexistent facility to any woman in our country. Many women, ashamed or reluctant to approach a male doctor, would suffer a lot as a result. permalink
- I regard irreligious people as pioneers. If there had been no priesthood the world would have advanced ten thousand times better than it has now. permalink
letter to her aunt (1881), quoted by Caroline Wells Healey Dall The Life of Dr. Anandabai Joshee (1888)
- No man or woman should depend upon another for maintenance and necessaries. Family discord and social degradation will never end till each depends upon herself. permalink
quoted by Caroline Wells Healey Dall The Life of Dr. Anandabai Joshee (1888)
- The room that was provided to me at the college didn't have a proper fireplace. The fireplace emitted a lot of smoke when lit. So it was a choice between smoke and cold! I tried to get another place, but that was not possible as no one was ready to rent a place to a brown, Hindu girl trying to be a doctor. permalink
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