Tag Archives: Lucy Stone

Susan B Anthony – “Failure is Impossible”

“I never felt I could give up my life of freedom to become a man’s housekeeper.  When I was young, if a girl married poor she became a housekeeper and a drudge.  If she married wealthy, she became a pet … Continue reading

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Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention

“Father what is a Legislature? A representative body elected by people of the state. Are women people? No my son, criminals, lunatics, and women are not people. Do legislators legislate for nothing? Oh no; they are paid a salary. By … Continue reading

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Bicycles and Women’s Emancipation

“Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel.” Susan … Continue reading

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