Quotation by May Wright Sewall

Universal suffrage is the only guarantee against despotism.
May Wright Sewall (1844–1920), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 5, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902).

Speaking before the eighteenth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association, held February 17-19, 1886, in Washington, D.C..
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