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Anne Newport Royall
“Good work instead of long prayers.”
“Free thought, free speech and a free press.”
“May the arm of the first member of Congress, who proposes a national religion, drop powerless from his shoulder; his tongue cleave to the roof of his mouth and all the people say amen.”
“Fanaticism and bigotry require any food but common sense, and reason, which would break the charm of those spellbound fanatics.”
Anne Newport Royall, U.S. first newspaperwoman, activist
(1769 - 1854)