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Crystal Eastman - Quotes

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Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.

Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.

A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection. ---->>>

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him. ---->>>

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

If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby, it's false and useless. ---->>>

I am not interested in women just because they're women. I am interested, however, in seeing that they are no longer classed with children and minors. ---->>>

It is not so much that women have a different point of view in politics as that they give a different emphasis. And this is vastly important, for politics is so largely a matter of emphasis. ---->>>

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

It is all right for the lion and the lamb to lie down together if they are both asleep, but if one of them begins to get active, it is dangerous. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: June 25, 1881
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts
Die: 07-08, 1928
Occupation: Lawyer
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Crystal Catherine Eastman (June 25, 1881 – July 8, 1928) was an American lawyer, antimilitarist, feminist, socialist, and journalist. She is best remembered as a leader in the fight for women's suffrage, as a co-founder and co-editor with her brother Max Eastman of the radical arts and politics magazine The Liberator, co-founder of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and co-founder in 1920 of the American Civil Liberties Union (wikipedia)