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Antoinette Brown Blackwell Quotes





A woman finds the natural lay of the land almost unconsciously; and not feeling it incumbent on her to be guide and philosopher to any successor, she takes little pains to mark the route by which she is making her ascent.
[Goals]
 

Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.
[Helping Other People]
 

Slavery is malignantly aristocratic.
 

The brain is not, and cannot be, the sole or complete organ of thought and feeling.
[Instincts]
 

The sexes in each species of being... are always true equivalents - equals but not identical.
 

The sexes in each species of beings . . . are always true equivalents-equals but not identicals.
[Helping Other People]
 

There were angry men confronting me and I caught the flashing of defiant eyes, but above me and within me, there was a spirit stronger than them all.
[Goals]
 

We fully believed, so soon as we saw that woman's suffrage was right, every one would soon see the same thing, and that in a year or two, at farthest, it would be granted.
 

Work, alternated with needful rest, is the salvation of man or woman.
[Work]