Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes.
To develop our real selves, we need time alone for thought and meditation. To be always giving out and never pumping in, the well runs dry.
Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
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?
A government is just only when the whole people share equally in its protection and advantages.
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women’s emancipation.
The religious superstitions of women perpetuate their bondage more than all other adverse influences.
It is impossible for one class to appreciate the wrongs of another.
I shall not grow conservative with age.
The happiest people I have known have been those who gave themselves no concern about their own souls, but did their uttermost to mitigate the miseries of others.
While women were tortured, drowned and burned by the thousands, scarce one wizard to a hundred was ever condemned … The same distinction of sex appears in our own day. One code of morals for men, another for women.
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.
The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.
The best protection any woman can have… is courage.
Nature never repeats herself, and the possibilities of one human soul will never be found in another.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
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.
To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt.