Monday, February 04, 2008

On Women's Rights

"I am most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights', with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feelings and propriety. Feminists ought to get a good whipping. Were women to 'unsex' themselves by claiming equality with men, they would become the most hateful, heathen and disgusting of beings and would surely perish without male protection.

I love peace and quiet. I hate politics and turmoil. We women are not made for governing, and if we are good women, we must dislike these masculine occupations."
~Queen Victoria, 1870

5 comments:

Mrs. Vawser said...

Amen! We were just talking last night about doing a film on anti-suffragist but don't know where we could find such women to talk about it. Do you know of anyone?

Emily Pendleton said...

Very Good! Here's one- Isaiah 3:12

My Redeemer Liveth said...

Well said Queen Victoria, well said!
Thank you for posting it!
Anna~for the Stones

chatkat9731 said...

I LOVE IT!

Kathy P. in TN!

Anonymous said...

Ewwwww!