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The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents. ---->>>

I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation. ---->>>

If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war. ---->>>

No one can claim to be called Christian who gives money for the building of warships and arsenals. ---->>>

I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere. ---->>>


Belva Lockwood profile (belva-lockwood.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: October 24, 1830
Birthplace: Royalton, New York, U.S.
Die: 05-19, 1917
Occupation: Lawyer

Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood (October 24, 1830 – May 19, 1917) was an American attorney, politician, educator, and author. She was active in working for women's rights. The press of her day referred to her as a "suffragist", someone who believed in women's suffrage or voting rights. Lockwood overcame many social and personal obstacles related to gender restrictions (wikipedia)