Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

It is cruel for you to leave your daughter, so full of hope and resolve, to suffer the humiliations of disfranchisement she already feels so keenly, and which she will find more and more galling as she grows into the stronger and grander woman she is sure to be. If it were your son who for any cause was denied his right to have his opinion counted, you would compass sea and land to lift the ban from him.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, vol. 2, ch. 33, by Ida Husted Harper (1898).

From a January 6, 1884, letter to U. S. Representative William De. Kelley (Republican, PA), who had voted for woman suffrage but did not accord it high priority and push it in Congress.
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