Susan Anthony Quotes

17 Susan Anthony quotes:

"Failure is impossible."
"Independence is happiness."
"Cautious, careful people always casting about to preserve their reputation or social standards never can bring about reform. Those who are really in earnest are willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathies with despised ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences."
"It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less."
"I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: American Activist Quotes Distrust 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."
"Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: People Quotes
"[S]o long as society says a woman is incompetent to be a lawyer, minister or doctor, but has ample ability to be a teacher, that every man of you who chooses this profession tacitly acknowledges that he has no more brains than a woman?"
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother."
"Of course I do. Don't you think your mother is as smart as you are?"
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"[T]here never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Equality Quotes
"I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less."
"Those of you who have the talent to do honor to poor womanhood, have all given yourself over to baby-making. . ."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: American Activist Quotes Discontent Quotes
"Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work."
"Suffrage is the pivotal right."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Voting Quotes

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