Quotation by Ernestine L. Rose

When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief, then I take care of my coppers.
Ernestine L. Rose (1810–1892), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 2, ch. 22, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1882).

Speaking at a May 12, 1869, anniversary celebration of the Equal Rights Association.
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