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"Victors can afford to be generous."
-Katharine Dexter McCormick, Class of 1904, urging suffragists to forget the "tricks, chicanery, and misrepresentation" of their opponents in her last speech to the Suffrage Association; that group became the League of Women Voters--with McCormick as its first vice president--after the 1920 ratification of the 19 th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote

"The enemies of progress and liberty never surrender and never die."
-Katharine Dexter McCormick, in a speech to suffragists in 1920