Elizabeth Cady Stanton Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old elizabeth cady stanton quotes, elizabeth cady stanton sayings, and elizabeth cady stanton proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Though motherhood is the most important of all the professions -- requiring more knowledge than any other department in human affairs -- there was no attention given to preparation for this office.     

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The best protection any woman can have is courage.     

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The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.     

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To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.     

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The best protection any woman can have, is courage.     

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.     

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The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty!      

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When we consider that women are treated as property it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit.     

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Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.     

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The desire to please those we admire and respect often cripples conscience.     

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The best protection any woman can have ... is courage.     

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The best protection any woman can have … is courage.     

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Womanhood is the great fact in her life; wifehood and motherhood are but incidental relations.     

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How long will the heathens rage?     

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The strongest reason for giving woman all the opportunities for higher education, for the full development of her faculties, her forces of mind and body... is the solitude and personal responsibility of her own individual life.     

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Nature never repeats herself, and the possibilities of one human soul will never be found in another.     

Elizabeth Cady Stanton