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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Activist
Nation: American
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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.

Tags: Able, Free, Men

Independence is happiness.

Tags: Happiness

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.

Tags: Stand, Taught, Woman

I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.

Tags: Distrust, God, Wants

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.

Tags: Girl, Happy, Living

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.

Tags: Children, Money, Rich

No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.

Tags: Enough, Good, Woman

Organize, agitate, educate, must be our war cry.

Tags: Cry, Organize, War

I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.

Tags: Evil, Men, Women

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.

Tags: Men, Motto, Women

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.

Tags: Done, Women, Work

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.

Tags: Men, Revolution, Women

I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows.

Tags: Distrust, God, Wants

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.

Tags: Destiny, Human, Woman

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.

Tags: Careful, Effect, Reform

Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.

Tags: Less, Men, Women

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.

Tags: Help, Older, Power

Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work.

Tags: Together, Union, Work

I don't want to die as long as I can work; the minute I can not, I want to go.

Tags: Die, Minute, Work

Failure is impossible.

Tags: Failure, History, Impossible

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.

Tags: God, Old, Women

Suffrage is the pivotal right.

Tags: Pivotal, Suffrage

Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.

Tags: Law, Today, Woman
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Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman.

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Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!

Tags: Moon, Vote, Women

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.

Tags: Rather, Roses, Used
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