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Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont

  • [Honoring 'a hundred gallant women' who had been imprisoned for their suffragist activities:] The suffrage pickets stood at the White House gates for ten months and dramatized the women's agitation for political liberty. Self-respecting and patriotic American women will no longer tolerate a government which denies women the right to govern themselves. A flame of rebellion is abroad among women, and the stupidity and brutality of the government in this revolt have only served to increase its heat.

    • Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont,
    • in Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom ()
  • Every woman should marry twice. The first time for money, the second time for love.

    • Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont,
    • in Elsa Maxwell, R.S.V.P.: Elsa Maxwell's Own Story ()
  • I don't want to die with white hair. It's so depressing.

    • Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont,
    • in Elsa Maxwell, R.S.V.P.: Elsa Maxwell's Own Story ()

Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont, U.S. social reformer

(1853 - 1933)

Real name: Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont.