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Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
 

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.
[Happiness]
 

Suffrage is the pivotal right.
 

The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball-the further I am rolled, the more I gain.
[Self Confidence]
 

The only question left to be settled now is, are women persons?
[Women]
 

This is rather different from the receptions I used to get fifty years ago. They threw things at me then but they were not roses.
 

Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman.
 

White men have always controlled their wives' wages. Colored men were not able to do so until they themselves became free. Then they owned both their wives and their wages.
[Able]
 

Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.
[Self Reliance]
 

Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!
 


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