Lucy Stone Quotes

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Lucy Stone Quotes

The idea of equal rights was in the air.
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A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost.

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If, while I hear the wild shriek of the slave mother robbed of her little ones, I do not open my mouth, am I not guilty?

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All over this land women have no political existence. Laws pass over our heads that we can not unmake. Our property is taken fromus without our consent. The babes we bear in anguish and carry in our arms are not ours.

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You may talk about Free Love, if you please, but we are to have the right to vote. To-day we are fined, imprisoned, and hanged, without a jury trial by our peers. You shall not cheat us by getting us off to talk about something else. When we get the suffrage, then you may taunt us with anything you please, and we will then talk about it as long as you please.

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We ask only for justice and equal rights-the right to vote, the right to our own earnings, equality before the law.

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I think God rarely gives to one man, or one set of men, more than one great moral victory to win.

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The widening of woman's sphere is to improve her lot. Let us do it, and if the world scoff, let it scoff if it sneer, let it sneer.

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I expect some new phases of life this summer, and shall try to get the honey from each moment.

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The great majority of women are more intelligent, better educated, and far more moral than multitudes of men whose right to vote no man questions.

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Women are in bondage; their clothes are a great hindrance to their engaging in any business which will make them pecuniarily independent, and since the soul of womanhood never can be queenly and noble so long as it must beg bread for its body, is it not better, even at the expense of a vast deal of annoyance, that they whose lives deserve respect and are greater than their garments should give an example by which woman may more easily work out her own emancipation?

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We want rights. The flour merchant, the house-builder, and the postman charge us no less on account of our sex; but when we endeavor to earn money to pay all these, then, indeed, we find the interest.

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Every new truth has its birth-place in a manger, lives thirty years, is crucified, and then deified.

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