Quotes by Ernestine Rose

Ernestine Louise Rose was a Jewish suffragist, abolitionist, and freethinker. Her career spanned from the 1830s to the 1870s, making her a contemporary to the much more widely celebrated suffragists Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B.

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Slavery and freedom cannot exist together.

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When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief, then I take care of my coppers.

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If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom.

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She had her reward! - that reward of which no enemie could deprive her, which no slanders could make less precious - the eternal reward of knowing that she had done her duty.

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It is an interesting and demonstrable fact, that all children are atheists and were religion not inculcated into their minds, they would remain so.

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