Adam and Eve Quotes

Had Adam tenderly reproved his wife, and endeavored to lead her to repentance instead of sharing in her guilt, I should be much more ready to accord to man that superiority which he claims; but as the facts stand disclosed by the sacred historian, it appears to me that to say the least, there was as much weakness exhibited by Adam as by Eve. They both fell from innocence, and consequently from happiness, but not from equality.

Sarah Grimk, Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Woman, letter #1: dated July 11, 1837 (1838)

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