Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

... we should be miserable but for the consciousness that we have done all in our power to help forward every measure for the freedom and equality of the races and the sexes.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, ch. 41, by Ida Husted Harper (1898).

Written in an 1893 letter to Robert Purvis, an African American advocate of racial equality and woman suffrage.
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