It is impossible for one class to appreciate the wrongs of another.
Category Archive: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The more complete the despotism, the more smoothly all things move on the surface.
To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt.
I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
I shall not grow conservative with age.
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.
The best protection any woman can have… is courage.
Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness.
The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.