Quotation by Zerelda G. Wallace

The highest form of development is to govern one's self.
Zerelda G. Wallace (1817–1901), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 7, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902).

In an address entitled "Women's Ballot a Necessity for the Permanence of Free Institutions," delivered before the nineteenth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association, held in Washington, D.C., January 1887. Wallace, a representative from Indiana, was quoted in a Washington, D.C. newspaper. This was said to be "an imperfect abstract" which, nonetheless, conveyed "the trend of her argument."
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