- Equality. We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal. Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
- Reform and Reformers. Reformers who are always compromising, have not yet grasped the idea that truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
What is a famous quote from the Declaration of Sentiments?
“We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men and women are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
What was Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s speech called?
At the meeting Stanton introduced her Declaration of Sentiments, modeled on the Declaration of Independence, which detailed the inferior status of women; and that, in calling for extensive reforms, effectively launched the American women’s rights movement.
Did Elizabeth Cady Stanton give speeches?
Writing to her daughters, Stanton called it her “first speech,” one “delivered several times immediately after the first Woman’s Rights Convention.” She spoke on two occasions, at least: in September at Waterloo and on 6 October to the Congregational Friends at Farmington.