Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

There never seems to be any difficulty in stretching the laws and the constitution to fit any kind of a political deal, but when it is proposed to make some concession to women they loom up like an unscalable wall.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, vol. 3, ch. 54, by Ida Husted Harper (1908).

Said in November 1899, of men's resistance to putting women on the school board in Rochester, New York.
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