Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

Oh, yes, I'd do it all again; the spirit is willing yet; I feel the same desire to do the work but the flesh is weak. It's too bad that our bodies wear out while our interests are just as strong as ever.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, vol. 3 ch. 71, by Anna Howard Shaw, to Ida Husted Harper (1908).

In March 1906, on her death bed, in answer to the question of her sister suffragist, Rev. Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919): "... as you look back on the past, if you had to live it over again, would you do the same?"
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