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    When women can support themselves, have entry to all the trades and professions, with a house of their own over their heads and a bank account, they will own their bodies and be dictators in the social realm.
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    Women of all classes are awakening to the necessity of self-support, but few are willing to do the ordinary useful work for which they are fitted.
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility. Nothing adds such dignity to character as the recognition of one’s self-sovereignty; the right to an equal place, everywhere conceded—a place earned by personal merit, not an artificial attainment by inheritance, wealth, family and position.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)