Cady Stanton

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    You may consider me presumptuous, gentlemen, but I claim to be a citizen of the United States, with all the qualifications of a voter. I can read the Constitution, I am possessed of two hundred and fifty dollars, and the last time I looked in the old family Bible I found I was over twenty-one years of age.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1816–1902)

    Everyone in the full enjoyment of all the blessings of his life, in his normal condition, feels some individual responsibility for the poverty of others. When the sympathies are not blunted by any false philosophy, one feels reproached by one’s own abundance.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform by which all mankind are to be lifted up—to be wedded to an idea—may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    It is impossible for one class to appreciate the wrongs of another.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)