Susan B. Anthony Quotes

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Independence is happiness.


No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.

men and women

Men, their rights, nothing more; Women, their rights, nothing less.
— Susan B. Anthony

feminism women

Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
— Susan B. Anthony
The true republic: men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.

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When I was young, if a girl married poverty, she became a drudge; if she married wealth, she became a doll.


Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations . . . can never effect a reform.
— Susan B. Anthony
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.


The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball—the further I am rolled, the more I gain.

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I do not consider divorce an evil by any means.  It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
— Susan B. Anthony


Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these.