Quotation Explorer - 'Elizabeth Cady Stanton'

The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
There is a solitude, which each and every one of us has always carried with him, more inaccessible than the ice-cold mountains, more profound than the midnight sea; the solitude of self. Our inner being, which we call ourself, no eye nor touch of man or angel has ever pierced. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals? - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Truth is the only safe ground to stand on. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The bible and the church have been the greatest stumbling block in the way of women's emancipation. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Did I not feel that the time has come for the questions of women's wrongs to be laid before the public? Did I not believe that women herself must do this work, for women alone understand the height, the depth, the breadth of her degradation. - Seneca Falls Convention, 1848 - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Put it down in capital letters: SELF-DEVELOPMENT IS A HIGHER DUTY THAN SELF-SACRIFICE. The thing that most retards and militates against women’s self development is self-sacrifice. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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... - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
So it ever must be in the conflicting scenes of life, in the long, weary march, each one walks alone. We may have many friends, love, kindness, sympathy and charity, to smooth our pathway in everyday life, but in the tragedies and triumphs of human experience, each mortal stands alone. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Nature never repeats herself, and the possibilities of one human soul will never be found in another. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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