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Belva Lockwood
(1830-1917) born on
Oct 24
US social reformer, lawyer. She was the first woman to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, 1879; effective women's right advocate.
         
   
F
I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade -- or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere.

R
No one can claim to be called Christian who gives money for the building of warships and arsenals.
A
The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents.
N
I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation. If women are given equal pay for Civil Service jobs, maybe other employers will do the same.
K
If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Lady for the Defense," Pt. 11, Ch. 8, by Mary Virginia Fox, 1975.
R: Address at Westminster Hall, London , c. 1886), In "Lady for the Defense," by Mary Virginia Fox, 1975.
A: Quoted in: Mary Virginia Fox, Lady for the Defense, pt. 3, ch. 13 (1975).
N: In "Lady for the Defense," Pt. II, Ch. 11, by Mary Virginia Fox, 1975.
K: In "Lady for the Defense," Pt. III, Ch. 15, by Mary Virginia Fox, 1975.
   


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