Steady, firm, and kind government of prisoners is the truest humanity and the best exercise of duty. It is with convicts as with children: unseasonable indulgence, indiscreetly granted, leads to mischiefs which we may deplore but cannot repair.

Dorothea Dix

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Author Profession: Activist
Nationality: American
Born: April 4, 1802
Died: July 17, 1887

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