I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it.
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.
I ask the rights to pursue happiness by having a voice in that government to which I am accountable.
The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation’s dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.
Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.
Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination.
For a woman to consider a financial question was shuddered over as a profanity.
If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government?