Inspirational quotes from the women who have gone before us. #wordsofwisdom

Passport photo of Jessie Street, Australia's most famous suffragette. Source: NAA. Via: @bradheadland

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Susan B. Anthony - Social Reformer. One of the most famous suffragettes, she traveled, lectured and canvassed the nation for the vote for over sixty years while also advocating the abolition of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and the right to organize and belong to women's labor organizations.

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Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

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21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

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Susan B. Anthony One of the most famous suffragettes, she traveled, lectured & canvassed the nation for the vote for over sixty years while also advocating the abolition of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and the right to organize & belong to women's labor organizations. She dedicated her life to women's suffrage while encountering hostile mobs, armed threats, objects were hurled while her image was hung in effigy

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

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