” It is perfectly evident to any logical mind that when you have got the vote, by the proper use of the vote in sufficient numbers, by combination, you can get out of any legislature whatever you want, or, if you cannot get it, you can send them about their business and choose other people who will be more attentive to your demands. “


” The whole argument with the anti-suffragists, or even the critical suffragist man, is this: that you can govern human beings without their consent. “


” You must make women count as much as men, you must have an equal standard of morals, and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way. “


” When you have warfare, things happen, people suffer, the noncombatants suffer as well as the combatants. And so it happens in civil war. “


” Not by the forces of civil war can you govern the very weakest woman. You can kill that woman, but she escapes you then, you cannot govern her. No power on earth can govern a human being, however feeble, who withholds his or her consent. “



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It is perfectly evident to any logical mind that when you have got the vote, by the proper use of the vote in sufficient numbers, by combination, you can get out of any legislature whatever you want, or, if you cannot get it, you can send them about their business and choose other people who will be more attentive to your demands.
The whole argument with the anti-suffragists, or even the critical suffragist man, is this: that you can govern human beings without their consent.


You must make women count as much as men, you must have an equal standard of morals, and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way.
When you have warfare, things happen, people suffer, the noncombatants suffer as well as the combatants. And so it happens in civil war.
Not by the forces of civil war can you govern the very weakest woman. You can kill that woman, but she escapes you then, you cannot govern her. No power on earth can govern a human being, however feeble, who withholds his or her consent.
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