Authors:  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Quotes

Elizabeth Cady Stanton profile photo

Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Activist
Nation: American
Biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

See the gallery for quotes by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. You can to use those 8 images of quotes as a desktop wallpapers.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #1
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #2
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #3
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #4
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #5
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #6
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #7
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's quote #8

The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.

Tags: Mom, Mother, Wife

To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt.

Tags: Bring, Cannot, Law

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.

Tags: Few, Women, Work

Words cannot describe the indignation a proud woman feels for her sex in disfranchisement.

Tags: Sex, Woman, Words

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.

Tags: After, Idea, May

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.

Tags: Fear, Life, Truth

Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see that the world is moving.

Tags: Friend, Moving, Off

The best protection any woman can have... is courage.

Tags: Best, Courage, Woman

Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness.

Tags: Human, Logic, Lose

The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.

Tags: Church, Greatest, Women

The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty.

Tags: Life, Side, Woman

Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.

Tags: Duty, Higher

Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth.

Tags: Earth, Holy, Universe

I shall not grow conservative with age.

Tags: Age, Grow, Shall

The religious superstitions of women perpetuate their bondage more than all other adverse influences.

Tags: Bondage, Religious, Women

Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.

Tags: Conscience, Individual, Judgment

The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.

Tags: History, Human, Women

I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.

Tags: Busy, Reason, Why

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?

Tags: Alone, History, Men

The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.

Tags: Christian, Religion, Soul

To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.

Tags: Education, Eyes, Obstacles

The whole tone of Church teaching in regard to women is, to the last degree, contemptuous and degrading.

Tags: Last, Whole, Women

Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development.

Tags: Discontent, Her, Woman

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.

Tags: Done, Learned, Thought

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.

Tags: Hold, Men, Women

The greatest block today in the way of woman's emancipation is the church, the canon law, the Bible and the priesthood.

Tags: Greatest, Today, Woman
Much more quotes by Elizabeth Cady Stanton below the page.

We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman.

Tags: Found, History, Woman

It is impossible for one class to appreciate the wrongs of another.

Tags: Another, Appreciate, Impossible

The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.

Tags: Equality, History, Struggle

The more complete the despotism, the more smoothly all things move on the surface.

Tags: Complete, Move, Surface