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Quotation by Susan B. Anthony
I have known nothing the last thirty years save the struggle for human rights on this continent. If it had been a class of men who were disfranchised and denied their legal rights, I believe I should have devoted my life precisely as I have done in behalf of my own sex.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, vol. 2, ch. 31, by Ida Husted Harper (1898).
From a speech given on February 19, 1883, at a reception held in her honor in Philadelphia; it was organized by the Citizens' Suffrage Association.
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