Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

To grant woman an equality with man in the affairs of life is contrary to every tradition, every precedent, every inheritance, every instinct and every teaching. The acceptance of this idea is possible only to those of especially progressive tendencies and a strong sense of justice, and it is yet too soon to expect these from the majority.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist and author, and Ida Husted Harper (1851–1931), U.S. suffragist and author. History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, introduction (1902).
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