Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

Better lose me than lose a state.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist, speaker, and editor. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, ch. 38, by Ida Husted Harper (1898-1908).

Said in 1890, to those who urged her not to undertake, at age 70, what promised to be a physically arduous suffrage campaign through South Dakota.
Surprise me with a
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