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#1. I want my sex to claim nothing from their brethren but what their brethren may justly claim from them. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#2. In all ages, through all the varied experience of individuals and nations, knowledge has been the power which has civilized, elevated and dignified humanity. In those countries where progress has been most rapid, the thirst for knowledge has been most intense. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#3. Whatsoever it is morally right for a man to do, it is morally right for a woman to do. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#4. An idea built the wall of separation between the sexes, and an idea will crumble it to dust ... - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#5. Good and evil, as we term them, are not antagonistic; they are ever found hand in hand. Humanity has never achieved a single conquest without the aid of both. Indeed how can she? What adds to moral strength, but a grappling with temptation? - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#6. If the minds of women were enlightened and improved, the domestic work would be more frequently refreshed by intelligent conversation, a means of edification now deplorably neglected, for want of that cultivation which these intellectual advantages would confer. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#7. Oh, had I received the education I desired, had I been bred to the profession of the law, I might have been a useful member of society, and instead of myself and my property being taken care of, I might have been a protector of the helpless, a pleader for the poor and unfortunate. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#8. [Women] are early taught that to appear to yield is the only way to govern. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#9. The virtue of female slaves is wholly at the mercy of irresponsible tyrants, and women are bought and sold in our slave markets, to gratify the brutal lust of those who bear the name of Christians. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#10. One of the duties which devolve upon women in the present interesting crisis, is to prepare themselves for more extensive usefulness, by making use of those religious and literary privileges and advantages that are within their reach, if they will only stretch out their hands and possess them. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#11. At sixty I look back on a life of deep disappointments, of withered hopes, of unlooked for suffering, of severe discipline. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#12. [On the Adam and Eve story:] They both fell from innocence, and consequently from happiness, but not from equality. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#13. I know nothing of man's rights, or woman's rights; human rights are all that I recognize. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#14. There is another way in which the general opinion, that women are inferior to men, is manifested ... I allude to the disproportionate value set on the time and labor of men and women. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#15. The reason why women effect so little and are so shallow is because their aims are low, marriage is the prize for which they strive; if foiled in that they rarely rise above disappointment. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#16. I ask no favors for my sex, I surrender not our claim to equality. All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from off our necks, and permit us to stand upright on the ground which God has designed us to occupy. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#17. There has been a comparatively greater proportion of good queens, than of good kings. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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#18. I am persuaded that the rights of woman, like the rights of slaves, need only be examined to be understood and asserted. - Author: Sarah Moore Grimke
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