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Lucy Stone
(1818-1893) born on
Aug 13
US suffragist, feminist. She founded the American Woman's Suffrage Assn; first known woman to keep her own name after marriage.
         
   
F
In education, in marriage, in religion, in everything, disappointment is the lot of women. It shall be the business of my life to deepen this disappointment in every woman's heart until she bows down to it no longer.

R
I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.
A
To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that is just and true and noble, is the highest use of life.
N
The politician is the creature of the public sentiment -- never goes ahead of it because he depends on it . . .
K
Because I know that I shall suffer, shall I, for this, like Lot's wife, turn back? No, mother, if in this hour of the world's need I should refuse to lend my aid, however small it may be, . . . I should forever despise Lucy Stone.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, "Disappointment Is the Lot of Women," 17-18 October 1855; in "History of Woman Suffrage," Vol. I, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Mathilda Gage, 1881.
R: Speech, "Disappointment Is the Lot of Women," 17-18 October 1855; in "History of Woman Suffrage," Vol. I, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Mathilda Gage, 1881.
A: "Morning Star," in "Quotidian," by Gudrun Cable, 1978.
N: "Morning Star," in "Quotidian," by Gudrun Cable, 1978.
K: Letter to Her Mother, c. 1847; in "Morning Star," Pt. II, Ch. 6, by Elinor Rice Hays 1961.
   


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