Favorite Quotations ~  Susan B. Anthony Failure Is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words

"Failure is impossible." ~ Susan B. Anthony

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.

Independence is happiness.

It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; not yet we, the male citizens; but we the whole people who formed the Union.

Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work.

Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.

Modern invention has banished the spinning-wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.

No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.

The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball the further I am rolled the more I gain

The only question left to be settled now is: Are women persons?

The true Republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.

What an absurd notion that women have not intellectual and moral faculties sufficient for anything else but domestic concerns!

Women must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.

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