Victoria Woodhull Quotes


26 Victoria Woodhull quotes:



"By what right do you refuse to accept the vote of a citizen of the United States?"
"I ask the rights to pursue happiness by having a voice in that government to which I am accountable."
"While others prayed for the good time coming, I worked for it."
"I endeavor to make the most of everything."
"I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it."
"My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily."
"Is it fair to treat a woman worse than a man, and then revile her because she is a woman?"
"My judges preach against free love openly, practice it secretly."
"The women of the country have the power in their own hands, in spite of the law and the government being altogether of the male order."
"Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition."
"For a woman to consider a financial question was shuddered over as a profanity."
"I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency. I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust that my sincerity will not be called into question."
"I would like above any other place to go to Hartford. I want to face the conservatism there centered and compel it into decency."
"Let women issue a declaration of independence sexually, and absolutely refuse to cohabit with men until they are acknowledged as equals in everything, and the victory would be won in a single week."
"Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul."
"Woman, no less than man, can qualify herself for the more onerous occupations of life."
"All that is good and commendable now existing would continue to exist if all marriage laws were repealed tomorrow . . ."
Author: Woodhull Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"I am a free lover. I have an inalienable, constitutional and natural right to love whom I may, to love as long or short a period as I can; to change that love every day if I please."
"Denounce me for advocating freedom if you can, and I will bear your curse with a better resignation."
"If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government?"



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