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Crystal Eastman Quotes

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocers telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.
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A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection.

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Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right.

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I would not have a woman go to Congress merely because she is a woman.

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I took a small flat for myself and the children ... My husband took a room in a clean rooming house within easy walking distance of his office ... It is wonderful sometimes to be alone in the night and just know that someone loves you. In other moods you must have that lover in your arms. Marriage under two roofs makes room for moods.

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The last thing a man becomes progressive about is the activities of his own wife.

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Two business women can 'make a home' together without either one being over-burdened or over-bored. It is because they both know how and both feel responsible. But it is a rare man who can marry one of them and continue the home-making partnership.

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I don't believe there is one woman within the confines of this state who does not believe in birth control. I never met one. That is, I never met one who thought that she should be kept in ignorance of contraceptive methods. Many I have met who valued the knowledge they possessed, but thought there were certain other classes who would be better kept in ignorance. The old would protect the young. The rich would keep the poor in ignorance. The good would keep their knowledge from the bad, the strong from the weak.

— Crystal Eastman

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