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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.”
“Every woman should marry twice. The first time for money, the second time for love.”
“I don't want to die with white hair. It's so depressing.”
Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont, U.S. social reformer
(1853 - 1933)
Real name: Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont.