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If they are unsuccessful in married life, who suffers more the bitter consequences of poverty than the wife? But if successful, she has not a dollar to call her own. Ernestine Rose#Life 67
Ernestine Rose#Life 67
The mass of the people commence life with no other capital than the union of head, hearts and hands. To the benefit of this best of capital the wife has no right. Ernestine Rose#Life 58
Ernestine Rose#Life 58
Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage, or strike it from your banners and substitute 'Freedom and Power to one half of society, and Submission and Slavery to the other.' Ernestine Rose#Society 55
Ernestine Rose#Society 55
If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife, reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard, would dictate that it should be in her favor. Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 49
Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 49
It is an interesting and demonstrable fact, that all children are atheists and were religion not inculcated into their minds, they would remain so. Ernestine Rose#Religion 44
Ernestine Rose#Religion 44
The main cause is a pernicious falsehood propagated against her being, namely that she is inferior by her nature. Inferior in what? What has man ever done that woman, under the same advantages could not do? Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 43
Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 43
Why should women not be a martyr for her cause? Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 43
Again, I shall be told that the law presumes the husband to be kind, affectionate, and ready to provide for and protect his wife. But what right, I ask, has the law to presume at all on the subject? Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 39
Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 39
It is high time to compel man by the might of right to give woman her political, legal and social rights. She will find her own sphere in accordance with her capacities, powers and tastes; and yet she will be woman still. Ernestine Rose#Legal 34
Ernestine Rose#Legal 34
But it will be said that the husband provides for the wife, or in other words, he feeds, clothes and shelters her! I wish I had the power to make every one before me fully realize the degradation contained in that idea. Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 24
Ernestine Rose#Uncategorized 24
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