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Quotation by Anna Howard Shaw
While you are divided from us by geographical lines, which are imaginary, and by a language which is not the same, you have not come to an alien people or land. In the realm of the heart, in the domain of the mind, there are no geographical lines dividing the nations.
Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919), U.S. minister, suffragist, and speaker; born in England. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 5, ch. 2, by Ida Husted Harper (1922).
In an address delivered in February 1902 to international delegates attending the thirty-fourth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association.
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