Quotation by Clara Barton

... it has always proved that the grandeur of a nation was shown by the respect paid to woman.
Clara Barton (1821–1912), U.S. nurse; founder of the American Red Cross. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 5, ch. 2, by Ida Husted Harper (1922).

In an address delivered in February 1902 to the thirty-fourth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association.
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