Quotation by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

... our scholarships should be bestowed on those whose ability and earnestness in the primary department have been proved, and whose capacity for a higher education is fully shown. This is the best work women of wealth can do, and I hope in the future they will endow scholarships for their own sex instead of giving millions of dollars to institutions for boys, as they have done in the past.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902), U.S. suffragist, author, and social reformer. Eighty Years and More (1815-1897), ch. 27 (1898).

Said in a June 1892 address at the dedication of the Gurley Memorial Building at Emma Willard Seminary in Troy, New York, from which she had graduated sixty years earlier.
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