Twelfth Amendment

Famous quotes containing the words twelfth and/or amendment:

    The twelfth day of Christmas,
    My true love sent to me
    Twelve lords a-leaping.
    —Unknown. The Twelve Days of Christmas (l. 89–91)

    ... when we shall have our amendment to the Constitution of the United States, everyone will think it was always so, just exactly as many young people believe that all the privileges, all the freedom, all the enjoyments which woman now possesses were always hers. They have no idea of how every single inch of ground that she stands upon to-day has been gained by the hard work of some little handful of women of the past.
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)