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43 Susan B. Anthony Quotes on Life, Change, and Failure

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Susan B. Anthony Quotes About Life

1.) I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet. – Susan B. Anthony


2.) The day may be approaching when the whole world will recognize woman as the equal of man. – Susan B. Anthony


3.) I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand. – Susan B. Anthony


4.) Suffrage is the pivotal right. – Susan B. Anthony


5.) Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman. – Susan B. Anthony


6.) Independence is happiness. – Susan B. Anthony


7.) Men – their rights and nothing more; Women – their rights and nothing less. – Susan B. Anthony


8.) Failure is impossible. – Susan B. Anthony


9.) Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these. – Susan B. Anthony


Susan B. Anthony Quotes About Change


10.) Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel…the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood. – Susan B. Anthony


11.) Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself. – Susan B. Anthony


12.) The true woman will not be exponent of another, or allow another to be such for her. She will be her own individual self… Stand or fall by her own individual wisdom and strength… She will proclaim the “glad tidings of good news” to all women, that woman equally with man was made for her own individual happiness, to develop… every talent given to her by God, in the great work of life. – Susan B. Anthony


13.) Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world’s estimation. – Susan B. Anthony


14.) I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women. – Susan B. Anthony


15.) I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires. – Susan B. Anthony


16.) The only chance women have for justice in this country is to violate the law, as I have done, and as I shall continue to do. – Susan B. Anthony


17.) There is no history about which there is so much ignorance as this great movement for the establishment of equal political rights for women. I hope the twentieth century will see the triumph of our cause. – Susan B. Anthony


Susan B. Anthony Quotes About Life


18.) The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball – the further I am rolled the more I gain – Susan B. Anthony


19.) I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation. – Susan B. Anthony


20.) I don’t want to die as long as I can work; the minute I can not, I want to go. – Susan B. Anthony


21.) If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals. – Susan B. Anthony


22.) No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent. – Susan B. Anthony


23.) Where, under our Declaration of Independence, does the Saxon man get his power to deprive all women and Negroes of their inalienable rights? – Susan B. Anthony


24.) May it please your honour, I will never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty.… And I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim, “Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God. – Susan B. Anthony


25.) It was we, the people, not we, the white male citizens, nor yet we, the male citizens, but we, the whole people, who formed this Union. And we formed it, not to give the blessings of liberty, but to secure them; not to the half of ourselves and the half of our posterity, but to the whole people — women as well as men. – Susan B. Anthony


26.) Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work. – Susan B. Anthony


27.) The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race. – Susan B. Anthony


28.) We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever. – Susan B. Anthony


29.) There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers. – Susan B. Anthony


30.) No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party that ignores her sex. – Susan B. Anthony


31.) Wherever women gather together failure is impossible. – Susan B. Anthony


32.) Organize, agitate, educate, must be our war cry. – Susan B. Anthony


33.) The religious persecution of the ages has been done under what was claimed to be the command of God. – Susan B. Anthony


34.) There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth. – Susan B. Anthony



35.) Those of you who have the talent to do honor to poor womanhood, have all given yourself over to baby-making. . . – Susan B. Anthony


36.) Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother. – Susan B. Anthony


37.) I can see that “reap” and “deep,” “prayers” and “bears,” . . . do rhyme, and so I suppose it is a splendid effort, but if you had written it in plain prose, I could have understood it a great deal better and read it a great deal more easily.” – Susan B. Anthony


38.) We need to see whether this is a one-off or more serious. – Susan B. Anthony


Susan B. Anthony Quotes on Failure


39.) The reduced forecast for the handset market is a surprise at this stage of the year…they are pulling back their own sales growth, and I would have thought they wouldn’t need to do that until later in the year. – Susan B. Anthony


40.) The shares have just run away from themselves, so some falls are to be expected. – Susan B. Anthony


41.) Coin. I’m on on. Suck it. – Susan B. Anthony


42.) I pray every single second of my life; not on my knees but with my work. My prayer is to lift women to equality with men. Work and worship are one with me. – Susan B. Anthony


43.) Every woman should have a purse of her own. – Susan B. Anthony


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