Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Angelina Grimke
(1805-1879) born on
Feb 20
US "abolitionist, women's rights advocate". "She, with her sister Sarah, wrote numerous published papers which championed abolition and women's rights."

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F
"I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for."

R
"We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty."
A
I am a mystery to myself.
N
"If a law commands me to sin I will break it; if it calls me to suffer, I will let it take its course unresistingly."
K
"I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor [sic] to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," in "Anti-Slavery Examiner," Sep 1836; repr. in "The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820-1920," ed. Gail Parker, 1972."
R: ""Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," in "Anti-Slavery Examiner," Sep 1836; repr. in "The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820-1920," ed. Gail Parker, 1972."
A: "Letter, Feb 1838; In "Letters of Theodore Dwight Weld," by A. G. Weld and S. Grimie, 1822-1844."
N: ""Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," in "Anti-Slavery Examiner," Sep 1836; repr. in "The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820-1920," ed. Gail Parker, 1972."
K: "In "Letters to Catherine Beecher," 1837."


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