Oct 7, 2017
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20 Great Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes


“The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“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 Cady Stanton


“Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“Woman’s degradation is in man’s idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“The best protection any woman can have… is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“Nature never repeats herself, and the possibilities of one human soul will never be found in another.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“The bible and the church have been the greatest stumbling block in the way of women’s emancipation.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“When we consider that women are treated as property it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“It is impossible for one class to appreciate the wrongs of another.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“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.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“The heyday of woman’s life is the shady side of fifty.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“Think of the inconvenience of vanishing as it were from your friends and, correspondents three times in one’s natural life.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“Woman’s discontent increases in exact proportion to her development.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“We cannot accept any code or creed that uniformly defrauds woman of all her natural rights.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


 

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