Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Maria Weston Chapman
(1806-1885) born on
Jul 25
US "abolitionist, editor". "She was the organiser of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1834."

"Confusion has seized us, and all things go wrong,
The women have leaped from "their spheres,"
And, instead of fixed stars, shoot as comets along,
And are setting the world by the ears!"

"We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come."
Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character of the people who compose the nation; and that can be done only by showing them a higher one.
"Don't drag the engine, like an ignoramus, but bring wood and water and flame, like an engineer."
"Grudge no expense -- yield to no opposition -- forget fatigue -- till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome . . ."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Times That Try Men's Souls," in "History of Woman Suffrage," by Elizabeth Cady Stanton,1881."
R: ""How Can I Help to Abolish Slavery," speech, New York, 1855."
A: ""How Can I Help to Abolish Slavery," speech, 1855, New York."
N: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
K: "Address, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, in "Liberator," 13 Aug 1836."

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