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Quotation by Susan B. Anthony
... God allows the wheat and the tares to grow up together, and ... the tares frequently get the start of the wheat and kill it out. The only difference between the wheat and human beings is that the latter have intellect and ought to combine and pull out the tares, root and branch.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, ch. 6, by Ida Husted Harper (1898).
Said in 1897, on the need for good people to join forces in order to achieve such goals as woman suffrage and temperance.
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