Anna Howard Shaw

 
Profession : Activist ,Leader ,Physician
Nationality : American
Birth : 14th February, 1847
Death : 2nd July, 1919
About : Anna Howard Shaw was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. She  was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States. In 1873, Shaw entered Albion College, a Methodist school in Albion, Michigan. After Albion College, Shaw attended Boston University School of Theology in 1876. After her ordination, Shaw received an M.D. from Boston University in 1886. During her time in medical school, Shaw became an outspoken advocate of political rights for women.

Anna Howard Shaw Quotes

Around me I saw women overworked and underpaid, doing men’s work at half men’s wages, not because their work was inferior, but because they were women.
Before I had crossed the threshold of my church I was made to realize that I was shepherd of a divided flock.
If the women of the United States, with their free schools and all their enlarged liberties, are not superior to women brought up under monarchical forms of government, then there is no good in liberty.
If we ever get to the polls once, you will never get us home.
It is better to be true to what you believe, though that be wrong, than to be false to what you believe, even if that belief is correct.
Now one of two things is true: Either a republic is a desirable form of government, or else it is not.
On every side, and at every hour of the day, we came up against the relentless limitations of pioneer life.
The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.
Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.
Work … has always been my favorite form of recreation.
Topics : Work

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