Emmeline Pankhurst


Emmeline Pankhurst (née Goulden) born Manchester, England July 15, 1858 (d. 1928). Militant suffrage leader whose direct action inspired Gandhi; mother of three suffragist women leaders.


"Deeds not words." (1913)

"Our rule has always been. . . to use no violence, but rather to offer ourselves to the violence of others. . . We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." (My Own Story, p. 129, 1914; 1913 photo Wikipedia)