Never having failed, I could not picture what failure meant... "
"From Jersey Back To Jersey"; The New York World; January 26, 1890
I had looked forward so eagerly to leaving the horrible place... for ten days I had been one of them. "
Inside The Madhouse; The New York World; October 16, 1887
Susan Anthony is all that is best and noblest in woman. She is ideal... and if we will have in women who vote what we have in her, let us all hope to promote the cause of woman suffrage."
"Champion Of Her Sex"; The New York World; February 2, 1896
I try to realize all it means. The suffering of millions of the world's best men... and when I say millions of men I must multiply those men by ten to count the wives, children, parents and sweethearts and relatives who are suffering untold mental agony."
"Nellie Bly's War Story"; The New York Evening-Journal; December 8, 1914
I was too impatient to work at the usual duties assigned women on newspapers. "
Six Months In Mexico (1888)
Energy rightly applied and directed will accomplish anything. "
Nellie Bly's Motto
I have never written a word that did not come from my heart. I never shall. "
The Evening-Journal; January 8, 1922