No more astounding relic of the subjection of women survives in western civilization than the status of the prostitute.... In connection with what other illegal vice is the seller alone penalized, and not the buyer?
While American men are fighting to rid the old world of autocracy let American women set to and rid the new world of this intolerable old burden of sex ignorance.
A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection.
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.
If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby, it's false and useless.
I would not have a woman go to Congress merely because she is a woman.
Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right.
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.
Public opinion actually applauds the young woman venturing into the business world, but it still obstinately (and quite illogically) protects the young man in his sacred right to know nothing of housework.