Victoria Woodhull Quotes

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Victoria Woodhull Quotes

If women would today would rise en masse and demand their emancipation, the men would be compelled to grant it.
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While others prayed for the good time coming, I worked for it.

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For a woman to consider a financial question was shuddered over as a profanity.

— Victoria Woodhull

Denounce me for advocating freedom if you can, and I will bear your curse with a better resignation.

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Is it fair to treat a woman worse than a man, and then revile her because she is a woman?

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My judges preach against free love openly, practice it secretly.

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To go behind a man's hall-door is mean, cowardly, unfair opposition.

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My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.

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I do not shake hands from a sanitary standpoint.

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Good care is taken that each state shall have its prisons ... and other asylums; but not one building is erected nor one law enforced that would teach the people how not to contribute to these over-crowded receptacles of human misery ... All of our politicians are ready to deal with the effects, but not one of them is brave enough to penetrate the substratum of society and deal with the cause.

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Love is that which exists to do good, not merely to get good ...

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You are all aware that my private life has been pictured to the public by the press of the country with the intent to make people believe me to be a very bad woman.

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I boldly entered the arena of business and exercised the rights I already possessed.

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Hundreds, thousands, aye, millions of human beings, men, women and children, wander the streets of our cities and the highways of our country, hungry, ragged and cold, vainly seeking in this land of plenty, where physical want should be unknown.

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The uses of government should be to foster, protect and promote the possession of equality.

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Women have every right; they just have to excercise them.

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There are scores of thousands of women who are denominated prostitutes, and who are supported by hundreds of thousands of men who should, for like reasons, also be denominated prostitutes, since what will change a woman into a prostitute must also necessarily change a man into the same.

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I do not assume to speak for anyone. I know I speak in direct opposition to the wishes of many by whom I am surrounded.

— Victoria Woodhull

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