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Elizabeth Blackwell

  • If ... society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled ...

    • Elizabeth Blackwell,
    • letter (1848), in Elizabeth Cady Stanton, The History of Woman Suffrage ()
  • It is a well-established fact that in healthy loving women, uninjured by the too frequent lesions which result from childbirth, increasing physical satisfaction attaches to the ultimate physical expression of love. ... Love between the sexes is the highest and mightiest form of human sexual passion.

  • [On sex:] ... the total deprivation of it produces irritability.

  • Prejudice is more violent the blinder it is ...

  • For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.

    • Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell, English-born U.S. physician

(1821 - 1910)