I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.
Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered?
I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
I am a mystery to myself.