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Susan B. Anthony
(1820-1906) born on
Feb 15
US social reformer, suffragist. She was a social reformer and champion for women's rights; co-founder of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1869.
         
   
F
Many abolitionists have yet to learn the ABC of woman's rights.

R
Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory.
A
Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.
N
I can see that "reap" and "deep," "prayers" and "bears," . . . do rhyme, and so I suppose it is a splendid effort, but if you had written it in plain prose, I could have understood it a great deal better and read it a great deal more easily.
K
Oh, yes. I'd do it all again; the spirit is willing yet; I feel the same desire to do the work but the flesh is weak. It's too bad that out bodies wear out while our interests are just as strong as ever.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Journal, Jun. 1860., in "Power Quotes," ed. Daniel B. Baker, 1992.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: Responding in 1987 to an admirer who had written a poem in her honor.
K: In "Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony," vol. 3, ch. 71. by Anna Howard Shaw, 1908.
   


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