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Elizabeth Cady Stanton – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

 

I shall not grow conservative with age.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


The best protection any woman can have… is courage.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


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


The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women’s emancipation.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton


The religious superstitions of women perpetuate their bondage more than all other adverse influences.

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton