Quotations by Anna Howard Shaw
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Born: Sunday, February 14, 1847
Died: Wednesday, July 2, 1919 (72 years old)
A gentleman opposed to their enfranchisement once said to me, women have never produced anything of any value to the world. I told him the chief product of the women had been the men, and left it to him to decide whether the product was of any value.
(Keywords: Women, Gentleman, Value, World)
If the women of the United States, with their free schools and all their enlarged liberties, are not superior to women brought up under monarchical forms of government, then there is no good in liberty.
(Keywords: Women, Government, Liberty, Schools, states, United)
If we ever get to the polls once, you will never get us home.
(Keywords: Home, Will)
It is better to be true to what you believe, though that be wrong, than to be false to what you believe, even if that belief is correct.
(Keywords: Belief, Wrong)
Now one of two things is true: Either a republic is a desirable form of government, or else it is not.
(Keywords: Government, Now)
The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.
(Keywords: Men, Life, Truth, Dream, Progress, Growth, Being, Ideals, World)
Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.
(Keywords: Equality, Advice, Measure)