Quotes

11 November 2014
Had I represented twenty thousand voters in Michigan, that political editor would not have known nor cared whether I was the oldest or the youngest daughter of Methuselah, or whether my bonnet came from the Ark or from Worth's.
11 November 2014
What are they applauding for?
11 November 2014
Mr. Douglass talks about the wrongs of the negro; but with all the outrages that he to-day suffers, he would not exchange his sex and take the place of Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
11 November 2014
Not one of our national officers ever has had a dollar of salary. I retire on full pay!
11 November 2014
This is rather different from the receptions I used to get fifty years ago. They threw things at me then—but they were not roses.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.
11 November 2014
There never seems to be any difficulty in stretching the laws and the constitution to fit any kind of a political deal, but when it is proposed to make some concession to women they loom up like an unscalable wall.
11 November 2014
The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball—the further I am rolled the more I gain.
11 November 2014
I think it a much wiser thing to secure for the thousands of mothers in this State the legal control of the children they now have, than to bring others into the world who would not belong to me after they were born.

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