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Abigail Scott Duniway
“Any fool can make a quilt; and, after we had made a couple of dozen over twenty years ago, we quit the business with a conviction that nobody but a fool would spend so much time in cutting bits of dry goods into yet small bits and sewing them together again, just for the sake of making believe that they were busy at practical work.”
“It's odd that men feel they must protect women, since for the most part they must be protected from men.”
Abigail Scott Duniway, U.S. suffragist, women's rights advocate, editor, writer
(1834 - 1915)