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I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed? Angelina Grimke#Appeal 71
Angelina Grimke#Appeal 71
Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered? Angelina Grimke#Fettered 61
Angelina Grimke#Fettered 61
We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down. Angelina Grimke#Abolition 58
Angelina Grimke#Abolition 58
Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation. Angelina Grimke#Amid 53
Angelina Grimke#Amid 53
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians. Angelina Grimke#Obedience 44
Angelina Grimke#Obedience 44
The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair. Angelina Grimke#Act 32
Angelina Grimke#Act 32
We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty. Angelina Grimke#Education 29
Angelina Grimke#Education 29
I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment. Angelina Grimke#Trust 26
Angelina Grimke#Trust 26
I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for. Angelina Grimke#Prayer 25
Angelina Grimke#Prayer 25
Thou art blind to the danger of marrying a woman who feels and acts out the principle of equal rights. Angelina Grimke#Women 20
Angelina Grimke#Women 20
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