Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, vol. 3, ch. 67, by Ida Husted Harper (1898).

Said in March 1905, at a Washington, D.C., meeting of the National Council of Women. She was objecting to a proposal that the Council "cooperate with Church and State to lessen the evil of divorce." Anthony had never married.
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