Mary Putnam Jacobi quotes

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... the most important effect of the suffrage is psychological. The permanent consciousness of power for effective action, the kno ...
... the danger of illicit sex influences is, and always has been, in inverse proportion to the degree to which women approximated ...
No matter how well-born, how intelligent, how highly educated, how virtuous, how rich, how refined, the women of to-day constitute ...
It is one thing to say, "Some men shall rule," quite another to declare, "All men shall rule," and that in virtue of the most prim ...
... spinsterhood [is considered to be] an abnormality of small proportions and small consequence, something like an extra finger o ...
... men, accustomed to think of men as possessing sex attributes and other things besides, are accustomed to think of women as hav ...
During the long ages of class rule, which are just beginning to cease, only one form of sovereignty has been assigned to all men-- ...
Even American women are not felt to be persons in the same sense as the male immigrants among the Hungarians, Poles, Russian Jews, ...
To-day women constitute the only class of sane people excluded from the franchise ...
... [the] special relation of women to children, in which the heart of the world has always felt there was something sacred, serve ...
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