Frases de Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony
Data de nascimento: 15. Fevereiro 1820
Data de falecimento: 13. Março 1906
Susan Brownell Anthony foi uma mulher que junto com Elizabeth Cady lutou pelo Direitos das Mulheres.
Citações Susan B. Anthony
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires
citado em "The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony: Including Public Addresses" - v.2 Página 853, de Ida Husted Harper - Publicado por The Bowen-Merrill company, 1898
I was born a heretic. I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows
Susan Anthony citada em "Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Annual Convention of the National American ..." - Página 91, de National American Woman Suffrage Association Convention, Rachel Foster Avery, Convention, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress), Susan B. Anthony Collection (Library of Congress, Susan B. Anthony Collection (Library of Congress), National American Woman Suffrage Association, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress - Publicado por The Association, 1896 - 202 páginas
This statement was widely used as an abolitionist and feminist slogan in the 19th century and has sometimes been attributed to Anthony, who famously used it, but cited it as an "old revolutionary maxim"; it has also frequently been attributed to Thomas Jefferson, and to Benjamin Franklin, who has been cited as having proposed it as the motto of the United States, as well as to English theologian William Tyndale. The earliest definite citations of a source yet found in research for Wikiquote indicates that it was declared by Massachusetts Governor Simon Bradstreet after the overthrow of Dominion of New England Governor Edmund Andros in relation to the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688, as quoted in Official Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the State Convention: assembled May 4th, 1853 (1853) by the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, p. 502. It is also quoted as a maxim that arose after the overthrow of Andros in A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore (1883) by Samuel Adams Drake. p. 426
Variante: Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.
On her $100 fine, as quoted in An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony on the Charge of Illegal Voting] (1874) The "old revolutionary maxim" Anthony uses here has been variously attributed to William Tyndale, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson, as well as to herself.
Variant: Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God; I shall never pay a penny of this unjust claim.
As quoted in Woman: Her Position, Influence and Achievement Throughout the Civilized World (1900) p. 415
Unsourced variants: Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God, and I shall never pay a penny of this unjust claim.
Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God, and I shall never pay a penny of this unjust fine.
Trial on the charge of illegal voting (1874)
Contexto: May it please your honor, I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. All the stock in trade I possess is a $10,000 debt, incurred by publishing my paper — The Revolution — four years ago, the sole object of which was to educate all women to do precisely as I have done, rebel against your man-made, unjust, unconstitutional forms of law, that tax, fine, imprison and hang women, while they deny them the right of representation in the government; and I shall work on with might and main to pay every dollar of that honest debt, but not a penny shall go to this unjust claim. And I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old revolutionary maxim, that "Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God."
Variante: Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
Speech in San Francisco (July 1871)<!-- also quoted in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, p. 276 -->
Variante: Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.
A defense http://www.thelizlibrary.org/undelete/library/library005.html of Elizabeth Cady Stanton against a motion to repudiate her Woman's Bible at a meeting of the National-American Woman Suffrage Association 1896 Convention, HWS, IV (1902), p. 263
Variante: I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do to their fellows, because it always coincides with their own desires.
Contexto: The one distinct feature of our Association has been the right of the individual opinion for every member. We have been beset at every step with the cry that somebody was injuring the cause by the expression of some sentiments that differed with those held by the majority of mankind. The religious persecution of the ages has been done under what was claimed to be the command of God. I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do to their fellows, because it always coincides with their own desires.
„Here, in the first paragraph of the Declaration [of Independence], is the assertion of the natural right of all to the ballot; for how can "the consent of the governed" be given, if the right to vote be denied?“
On the United States Declaration of Independence in her "Is It a Crime for a Citizen of the United States to Vote?" speech before her trial for voting (1873)