Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals?
It would be ridiculous to talk of male and female atmospheres, male and female springs or rains, male and female sunshine....How much more ridiculous is it in relation to mind, to soul, to thought, where there is as undeniably no such thing as sex...
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.