Susan B. Anthony Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Susan B. Anthony quotes, Susan B. Anthony sayings, and Susan B. Anthony proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Independence is happiness. Susan B. Anthony
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less. Susan B. Anthony
The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race. Susan B. Anthony
Sweeter even than to have had the joy of children of my own has it been for me to help bring about a better state of things for mothers generally, so that their unborn little ones could not be willed away from them. Susan B. Anthony
Every generation of converts threshes over the same old straw. Susan B. Anthony
The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain. Susan B. Anthony
There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers. Susan B. Anthony
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union. ... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. Susan B. Anthony
Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman. Susan B. Anthony
The religious persecution of the ages has been done under what was claimed to be the command of God. Susan B. Anthony
I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less. Susan B. Anthony
I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet. Susan B. Anthony
Woman must have a purse of her own, and how can this be so long as the law denies to the wife all right to both the individual and the joint earnings? Susan B. Anthony
I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel...the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood. Susan B. Anthony
No matter what the motive, love of ease, or a desire to save from suffering the unborn innocent, the woman is awfully guilty who commits the deed. It will burden her conscience in life, it will burden her soul in death; but oh, thrice guilty is he who drove her to the desperation which impelled her to the crime! Susan B. Anthony
I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand. Susan B. Anthony
There should never be another season of silence until women had the same rights everywhere on this green earth, as men. Susan B. Anthony