• In education, in marriage, in religion, in everything, disappointment is the lot of women. It shall be the business of my life to deepen this disappointment in every woman's heart until she bows down to it no longer.

    Lucy Stone, Henry Browne Blackwell, Leslie Wheeler (1981). “Loving warriors: selected letters of Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell, 1853 to 1893”, Doubleday