Ernestine Rose Quote

And when your minister asks you for money for missionary purposes, tell him there are higher, and holier, and nobler missions to be performed at home. When he asks for colleges to educate ministers, tell him you must educate woman, that she may do away with the necessity of ministers, so that they may be able to go to some useful employment.


Mistress of herself: speeches and letters of Ernestine L. Rose, early women's rights leader (ed. The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2008)

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And when your minister asks you for money for missionary purposes, tell him there are higher, and holier, and nobler missions to be performed at...

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And when your minister asks you for money for missionary purposes, tell him there are higher, and holier, and nobler missions to be performed at...

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And when your minister asks you for money for missionary purposes, tell him there are higher, and holier, and nobler missions to be performed at...

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And when your minister asks you for money for missionary purposes, tell him there are higher, and holier, and nobler missions to be performed at...