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Quotation by Mrs. Chalkstone
I consider women a great deal superior to men. Men are physically strong, but women are morally better.... It is woman who keeps the world in balance.
Mrs. Chalkstone, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 2, ch. 16, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1882).
Speaking on May 14, 1863, at a national convention of the Woman's National Loyal League. Chalkstone had travelled from California to attend.
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