Quotation by Anna Julia Cooper

The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart.
Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964), U.S. educator and feminist. A Voice from the South, part 1 (1892).

On the expansion of educational opportunities for women. Cooper, a former slave's daughter, had already earned two degrees from Oberlin College and would become the fourth African American woman to earn a Ph.D. (from the University of Paris).
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