Quotation by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

... the hey-day of a woman's life is on the shady side of fifty, when the vital forces heretofore expended in other ways are garnered in the brain, when their thoughts and sentiments flow out in broader channels, when philanthropy takes the place of family selfishness, and when from the depths of poverty and suffering the wail of humanity grows as pathetic to their ears as once was the cry of their own children.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902), U.S. suffragist, social reformer, and author. Eighty Years and More (1815-1897), ch. 27 (1898).

Written in June 1892.
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