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Margaret Sanger

Read through the most famous quotes from Margaret Sanger

No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body.

— Margaret Sanger

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No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.

— Margaret Sanger

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

— Margaret Sanger


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

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Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.

— Margaret Sanger

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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

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

— Margaret Sanger

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A free race cannot be born of slave mothers.

— Margaret Sanger

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Dire poverty drives this mother back again to the factory (no intelligent person will say she goes willingly).

— Margaret Sanger

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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

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About Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger Quotes

Did you know about Margaret Sanger?

S. In her book Woman and the New Race Margaret Sanger wrote "while there are cases where even the law recognizes an abortion as justifiable if recommended by a physician I assert that the hundreds of thousands of abortions performed in America each year are a disgrace to civilization. Maisel and Sincere Publishing with the title What Every Mother Should Know or how six little children were taught the truth .

Sanger's activism was influenced by the conditions of her youth—her mother had 18 pregnancies in 22 years and died at age 50 of tuberculosis and cervical cancer. Sanger felt that in order for women to have a more equal footing in society and to lead healthier lives they needed to be able to determine when to bear children. In New York Sanger organized the first birth control clinic staffed by all-female doctors as well as a clinic in Harlem with an entirely African-American staff.

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