Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes


16 Elizabeth Cady Stanton quotes:



"The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother."
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"Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness."
"I thought that the chief thing to be done in order to equal boys was to be learned and courageous. So I decided to study Greek and learn to manage a horse."
"It is impossible for one class to appreciate the wrongs of another."
"The best protection any woman can have... is courage."
"The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality."
"The more complete the despotism, the more smoothly all things move on the surface."
"The whole tone of Church teaching in regard to women is, to the last degree, contemptuous and degrading."
"To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform by which all mankind are to be lifted up to be wedded to an idea may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages."
"To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes."
"We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?"
"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal."
"Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development."
"Women of all classes are awakening to the necessity of self-support, but few are willing to do the ordinary useful work for which they are fitted."
"Nothing strengthens the judgement and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility."
"To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt."



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