Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, ch. 44, by Ida Husted Harper (1898).
In a November 16, 1895, speech in Cleveland to the national convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, which strongly supported woman suffrage. Anthony considered it very difficult—perhaps futile—for that or any women's organization to effect changes in the law.