Susan B. Anthony Quotes


15 Susan B. Anthony quotes:



"Failure is impossible."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: History Quotes
"I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation."
"Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done."
"I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires."
"I don't want to die as long as I can work; the minute I can not, I want to go."
"I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God."
"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."
"No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent."
"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."
"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."
"Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman."
"White men have always controlled their wives' wages. Colored men were not able to do so until they themselves became free. Then they owned both their wives and their wages."
"Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!"
"Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Birthday Quotes
"Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less."
Author: Anthony Quotes Category: Women Quotes Feminism Quotes



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