Elizabeth Cady Stanton


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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the United ... more »

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  • ''Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness.''
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. author, suffragist, and social reformer. Elizabeth Cady Stanton as Revealed in her Letters, Diary and Reminis...
  • ''Words cannot describe the indignation ... a proud woman feels for her sex in disfranchisement.''
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. suffragist, social reformer, and author, Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), U.S. suffragist, and Matilda Joslyn Ga...
  • ''It is impossible for one class to appreciate the wrongs of another.''
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. suffragist, social reformer, and author, Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), U.S. suffragist, author, and social re...
  • ''... strike the words "white male" from all your constitutions, and then, with fair sailing, let us sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish together.''
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. suffragist, social reformer, and author. As quoted in Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings, part 3, by...
  • ''Women and negroes, being seven-twelfths of the people, are a majority; and according to our republican theory, are the rightful rulers of the nation.''
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. suffragist, social reformer, and author. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 2, ch. 20, by Susan B. ...
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