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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes

Our scholarships should be bestowed on those whose ability and earnestness in the primary department have been proved, and whose capacity for a higher education is fully shown. This is the best work women of wealth can do, and I hope in the future they will endow scholarships for their own sex instead of giving millions of dollars to institutions for boys, as they have done in the past.
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Think of the inconvenience of vanishing as it were from your friends and, correspondents three times in one's natural life.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform by which all mankind are to be lifted up to be wedded to an idea may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Out of the doctrine of original sin grew the crimes and miseries of asceticism, celibacy and witchcraft; woman becoming the helpless victim of all these delusions.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

A woman will always be dependent until she holds a purse of her own.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Every truth we see is one to give to the world, not to keep to ourselves alone.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Nature, like a loving mother, is ever trying to keep land and sea, mountain and valley, each in its place, to hush the angry winds and waves, balance the extremes of heat and cold, of rain and drought, that peace, harmony and beauty may reign supreme.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The queens in history compare favorably with the kings.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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 Cady Stanton

God, in His wisdom, has so linked the whole human family together that any violence done at one end of the chain is felt throughout its length.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

There must be a remedy even for such a crying evil as this [abortion]. But where shall it be found, at least where begin, if not in the complete enfranchisement and elevation of women?

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Men as a general rule have very little reverence for trees.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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