1805-1879, American Abolitionist, Feminist
I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.
Angelina Grimke – [Prayer]
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
Angelina Grimke – [Obedience]
Thou art blind to the danger of marrying a woman who feels and acts out the principle of equal rights.
Angelina Grimke – [Feminism]
We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty.
Angelina Grimke – [Education]