Best Quotes by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Top 10)

  1. The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
  2. Nature never repeats herself, and the possibilities of one human soul will never be found in another.
  3. The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
  4. Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
  5. The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
  6. I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns.
  7. Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see that the world is moving.
  8. Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
  9. When women understand that governments and religions are human inventions; that Bibles, prayer-books, catechisms, and encyclical letters are all emanations from the brains of man, they will no longer be oppressed by the injunctions that come to them with the divine authority of *Thus sayeth the Lord.*
  10. The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty.

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