Quotation by Catherine E. Beecher

... a large portion of those who demand woman suffrage are persons who have not been trained to reason, and are chiefly guided by their generous sensibilities.
Catherine E. Beecher (1800–1878), U.S. educator and author. Woman's Profession as Mother and Educator, with Views in Opposition to Woman Suffrage, "An Address to the Christian Women of America," (1872).

Beecher was both an anti-suffragist and a passionate advocate of education for girls and women.
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