Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an illustrious American social crusader, abolitionist and suffragist. She was also a prominent figure in the early women’s right movement. She is accredited with commencing the first organized women’s suffrage and women’s right movement in the United States. This was a result of her ‘Declaration of Sentiments’ in 1848 which were presented in ‘Seneca Falls Convention’. Stanton also served as the President of ‘National Woman Suffrage Association’ from 1892 to 1900. Prior to focusing completely on women’s right and suffrage, she was actively working as an abolitionist along with her husband Henry Brewster Stanton and her cousin, Gerrit Smith. Following is a compilation of some notable thoughts, opinions, viewpoints and sayings by Elizabeth Cady Stanton which have been curated from her work, speeches, writings and life. Go through the empowering quotations and thoughts by Elizabeth Cady Stanton on history, women, courage, equality, struggle, words, proud, slavery, bible, fear, self-sacrifice, logic, duty, obstacles, mankind, triumph and more.
Men think that self-sacrifice is the most charming of all the cardinal virtues for women, and in order to keep it in healthy working order, they make opportunities for its illustration as often as possible.
Dress loose,take a great deal of exercise ,and be particular about your diet and sleep sound enough,the body has a great effect on the mind.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
To-day the woman is Mrs. Richard Roe, to-morrow Mrs. John Doe, and again Mrs. James Smith according as she changes masters, and she has so little self-respect that she does not see the insult of the custom.