Who is Anna Howard Shaw?

  • (noun): United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919).
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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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    A gentleman opposed to their enfranchisement once said to me, “Women have never produced anything of any value to the world.” I told him the chief product of the women had been the men, and left it to him to decide whether the product was of any value.
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    If the women of the United States, with their free schools and all their enlarged liberties, are not superior to women brought up under monarchical forms of government, then there is no good in liberty.
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing.
    —George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    I assert that the first, and fundamental right of every woman is to be allowed the free exercise of her own belief; and that free exercise is not allowed when she is in any way restrained either morally or intellectually.
    —Margaret Anna Cusack (1829–1899)

    It gives me the greatest pleasure to say, as I do from the bottom of my heart, that never in the history of the country, in any crisis and under any conditions, have our Jewish fellow citizens failed to live up to the highest standards of citizenship and patriotism.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)