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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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    I care nothing for all the political parties in the world except as they stand for justice.
    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)

    We have been here over forty years, a longer period than the children of Israel wandered through the wilderness, coming to this Capitol pleading for this recognition of the principle that the Government derives its just powers from the consent of the governed. Mr. Chairman, we ask that you report our resolution favorably if you can but unfavorably if you must; that you report one way or the other, so that the Senate may have the chance to consider it.
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    The Federal Constitution has stood the test of more than a hundred years in supplying the powers that have been needed to make the Central Government as strong as it ought to be, and with this movement toward uniform legislation and agreements between the States I do not see why the Constitution may not serve our people always.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    My religion? Well, my dear, I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
    —George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)