Who is Anna Howard Shaw?

  • (noun): United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919).
    Synonyms: Shaw

Anna Howard Shaw

Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and the first ordained female Methodist minister in the United States.

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    When I hear that there are 5,000,000 working women in this country, I always take occasion to say that there are 18,000,000 but only 5,000,000 receive their wages.
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    I have everything in the world that is necessary to happiness, good faith, good friends and all the work I can possibly do. I think God’s greatest blessing to the human race was when He sent man forth into the world to earn his bread by the sweat of his face. I believe in toil, in the dignity of labor, but I also believe in adequate compensation for that toil.
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.
    —Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
    —George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    It is not impossible, of course, after such an administration as Roosevelt’s and after the change in method that I could not but adapt in view of my different way of looking at things, that questions should arise as to whether I should go back on the principles of the Roosevelt administration.... I have a government of limited power under a Constitution, and we have got to work out our problems on the basis of law. Now, if that is reactionary, then I am a reactionary.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)