Elizabeth Stanton Quotes

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"The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty." Elizabeth Stanton
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Birthday    Life    Quote of the Day   

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"Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility." Elizabeth Stanton
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American Activist    Conscience   

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"The more complete the despotism, the more smoothly all things move on the surface" Elizabeth Stanton
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"To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt." Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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"I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well." Elizabeth Stanton
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"The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation." Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Christianity   

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"Nothing strengthens the judgement and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility." Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Responsibility   

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"Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see that the world is moving." Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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"Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness." Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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"I shall not grow conservative with age." Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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"The whole tone of Church teaching in regard to women is, to the last degree, contemptuous and degrading" Elizabeth Stanton
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"A man in love will jump to pick up a glove or a bouquet for a silly girl of sixteen, whilst at home he will permit his aged mother to carry pails of water and armfuls of wood, or his wife to lug a twenty-pound baby, hour after hour, without ever offe" Elizabeth Stanton
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"That only a few, under any circumstances, protest against the injustice of long- established laws and customs, does not disprove the fact of the oppressions, while the satisfaction of the many, if real only proves their apathy and deeper degradation" Elizabeth Stanton
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Circumstances   

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"Marriage for her was to be a condition of bondage, maternity a condition of suffering and anguish, and in silence and subjection, she was to play the role of a dependent on man's bounty for all her material wants, and for all the information she mig" Elizabeth Stanton
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"The best protection any woman can have . . . is courage." Elizabeth Stanton
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Courage   

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"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal" Elizabeth Stanton
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Men   

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"Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see that the world is moving" Elizabeth Stanton
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Conservative   

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"Thus far, women have been the mere echoes of men. Our laws and constitutions, our creeds and codes, and the customs of social life are all of masculine origin. The true woman is as yet a dream of the future." Elizabeth Stanton
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Men   

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"The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation" Elizabeth Stanton
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"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." Elizabeth Stanton
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"Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development" Elizabeth Stanton
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