The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes
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.
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 might desire.
Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see that the world is moving.
The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.