Elizabeth Stanton Quotes

13 Elizabeth Stanton quotes:

"Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility."
"The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls."
"Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice."
"To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes"
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"Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, the graduating circles of all thought and action. Love is the talisman of human weal and woe--the open sesame to every soul."
"The best protection any woman can have . . . is courage."
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"The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty."
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"That only a few, under any circumstances, protest against the injustice of long- established laws and customs, does not disprove the fact of the oppressions, while the satisfaction of the many, if real only proves their apathy and deeper degradation"
"I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well."
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"The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother"
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"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal"
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"Thus far, women have been the mere echoes of men. Our laws and constitutions, our creeds and codes, and the customs of social life are all of masculine origin. The true woman is as yet a dream of the future."
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"Marriage for her was to be a condition of bondage, maternity a condition of suffering and anguish, and in silence and subjection, she was to play the role of a dependent on man's bounty for all her material wants, and for all the information she mig"
Author: Stanton Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes

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