Iron Jawed Angels

Iron Jawed Angels quotes

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Alice Paul
Lucy Burns

We're legitimate citizens. We're taxed without representation. We're not allowed to serve on juries so we're not tried by our peers. It's unconscionable, not to mention unconstitutional. We don't make the laws but we have to obey them like children.

“You ask me to explain my self. I just wondering, what needs to be explained? It should be very clear. Look in to you own heart, I swear to you, mines is no different. You want a place in trade and profession where you can earn your bread. So do I. You want the means of self expression. So why are you satisfying your own personal ambitions so do I. you want a voice in the government in which you live, so do I , so what is there to explain.”

To pay the fine would be admitting guilt. We haven't broken a law. Not one dollar!

Alice Paul: I'm not a man.
Inez Mulholland: Ever wish you were?
Alice Paul: Once, when I saw my brother peeing his name in the snow.