Susan Brownell Anthony
American women's rights activist
Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Susan Brownell Anthony Quotes
If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.
Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.
Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory.
Oh, yes. I'd do it all again; the spirit is willing yet; I feel the same desire to do the work but the flesh is weak. It's too bad that our bodies wear out while our interests are just as strong as ever.
The only question left to be settled now is: Are women persons?
Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
I can't say that the college-bred woman is the most contented woman. The broader her mind the more she understands the unequal conditions between men and women, the more she chafes under a government that tolerates it.
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations ... can never effect a reform.
Many abolitionists have yet to learn the ABC of woman's rights.
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