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Victoria Claffin Woodhull
(1838-1927) born on
Sep 23
US reformer. She championed such diverse causes as woman suffrage, free love, and the Greenback Movement; first woman nominated for U.S. president.
         
   
F
The American nation, in its march onward and upward, can not publicly choke the intellectual and political activity of half its citizens by narrow statutes.

R
The will of the entire people is the true basis of republican government, and a free expression . . . by the public vote of all citizens, without distinctions of race, color, occupation, or sex, is the only means by which that will can be ascertained.
A
All talk of women's rights is moonshine. Women have every right. They have only to exercise them.
N
I have an inalienable constitutional and natural right to love whom I may, to love as long or as short a period as I can, to change that love every day if I please!
K
All that is good and commendable now existing would continue to exist if all marriage laws were repealed tomorrow . . .
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: As quoted in "History of Woman Suffrage," vol. 2, ch.23,by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage, 1882.
R: As quoted in "History of Woman Suffrage," vol. 2, ch.23,by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage, 1882.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: Article in "Woodhull and Claflin's Weekly" 20 Nov, 1871.
K: In "The Female Eunuch," by Germaine Greer, 1971.
   


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