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Lucy Stone

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I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.

— Lucy Stone

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The idea of equal rights was in the air.

— Lucy Stone

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A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost.

— Lucy Stone

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But I do believe that a woman's truest place is in a home, with a husband and with children, and with large freedom, pecuniary freedom, personal freedom, and the right to vote.

— Lucy Stone

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Henceforth the leaves of the tree of knowledge were for women, and for the healing of the nations.

— Lucy Stone

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I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.

— Lucy Stone

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I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.

— Lucy Stone

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If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing, her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and get drunk with it and beat her afterwards. It was his dollar.

— Lucy Stone

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Leave women to find their sphere.

— Lucy Stone

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Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.

— Lucy Stone

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" Woodhull's self-serving activities were attracting disapproval from both centrist AWSA and radical NWSA. Beyond membership and the timing of women's suffrage the groups differed only on minor points of policy. Public speaking
Stone and Brown both took part in Oberlin's rhetoric class but women were not allowed to speak in public supposedly because of specific passages in the Bible which forbade it.

Stone's organizational activities for the cause of women's rights yielded tangible gains in the difficult political environment of the 19th century. Anthony to take up the cause of women's suffrage. She assisted in establishing the Woman's National Loyal League to help pass the Thirteenth Amendment and thereby abolish slavery after which Lucy Stone helped form the largest group of like-minded women's rights reformers the politically moderate American Woman Suffrage Association which worked for decades at the state level in favor of women's right to vote.

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