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Crystal Eastman
June 25, 1881 - July 8, 1928
Nationality: American
Category: Lawyer
Subcategory: American Lawyer

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


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


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.


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


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.


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 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.


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.


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