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Lucy Stone Quotes: If, while I hear the wild shriek of the slave mother robbed of her little ones, I do not open my mouth, am I not guilty?
         

If, while I hear the wild shriek of the slave mother robbed of her little ones, I do not open my mouth, am I not guilty?


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Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.

Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.



We ask only for justice and equal rights-the right to vote, the right to our own earnings, equality before the law.

We ask only for justice and equal rights-the right to vote, the right to our own earnings, equality before the law.



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I believe that the influence of woman will save the country before every other power.



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A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost



To make the public sentiment on the side of all that is just and true and noble is the highest use of life.

To make the public sentiment on the side of all that is just and true and noble is the highest use of life.



I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.

I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.



The road before us is shorter than the road behind.

The road before us is shorter than the road behind.



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It is time we gave man faith in woman -- and, still more, woman faith in herself.



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It is very little to me to have the right to vote, to own property, etc., if I may not keep my body, and its uses, in my absolute right



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Too much has already been said and written about women's sphere. Leave women, then, to find their sphere.





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