Margaret Sanger Quotes

- Notable Margaret Sanger Quotes Index -

Born: 1879-09-14, Corning, New York, United States
Birth Country: USA
Died: Tucson, Arizona, United States, 1966-09-06
Occupation: Social reformer, sex educator, nurse

1.
Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.
- Margaret Sanger

2.
Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.
- Margaret Sanger

3.
She goes through the vale of death alone, each time a babe is born. As it is the right neither of man nor the state to coerce her into this ordeal, so it is her right to decide whether she will endure it.
- Margaret Sanger

4.
The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.
- Margaret Sanger

5.
The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman's finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
- Margaret Sanger

6.
War, famine, poverty and oppression of the workers will continue while woman makes life cheap. They will cease only when she limits her reproductivity and human life is no longer a thing to be wasted.
- Margaret Sanger

7.
When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

8.
Woman must have her freedom, the fundamental freedom of choosing whether or not she will be a mother and how many children she will have. Regardless of what man's attitude may be, that problem is hers - and before it can be his, it is hers alone.
- Margaret Sanger

9.
Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.
- Margaret Sanger

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