Crystal Eastman Famous Quotes & Sayings

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22 Crystal Eastman Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: No more astounding relic of the subjection of women survives in western civilization than the 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? — Crystal Eastman
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Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: Public opinion actually applauds the young woman venturing into the business world, but it still 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: I took a small flat for myself and the children ... My husband took a 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby, it's If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby, it's false and useless. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: The last thing a man becomes progressive about is the activities of his own wife. The last thing a man becomes progressive about is the activities of his own wife. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: [S]exual intercourse remains a means or the means of psychologically making a woman inferior. [S]exual intercourse remains a means or the means of psychologically making a woman inferior. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: What is the problem of women's freedom? It seems to me to be this: how What is the problem of women's freedom? It seems to me to be this: how to arrange the world so that women can be human beings, with a chance to exercise their infinitely varied gifts in infinitely varied ways, instead of being destined by the accident of their sex to one field of activity
housework and child-raising. And second, if and when they choose housework and child-raising to have that occupation recognized by the world as work, requiring a definite economic reward and not merely entitling the performer to be dependent on some man. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: Two business women can 'make a home' together without either one being over-burdened or over-bored. 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection. A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: It is all right for the lion and the lamb to lie down together if 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: I would not have a woman go to Congress merely because she is a woman. I would not have a woman go to Congress merely because she is a woman. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: I don't believe there is one woman within the confines of this state who does 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
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: I am not interested in women just because they're women. I am interested, however, in 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: Men will not give up their privilege of helplessness without a struggle. Men will not give up their privilege of helplessness without a struggle. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: Life is a big battle for the complete feminist ... Life is a big battle for the complete feminist ... — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Billy Crystal: I found a sense of peace on Beechnut. I could just walk with him and I found a sense of peace on Beechnut. I could just walk with him and not have to say a word. In between takes, I would sit with the cast and Beechnut would stand behind me, sometimes with his head on my shoulder. I didn't have to tie him, up; he would just stand there. I loved being a cowboy ... again. The only other times
I'd felt this sense of peace had been while fielding ground balls or playing catch on a baseball field or doing stand-up when everything was working. When filming was over, my agent, Andrea Eastman, gave me Beechnut as a surprise gift. at first, I didn't want him. Owning a horse is an enormous responsibility, and
I was concerned hat my relationship with him was just a location romance. But I accepted, and I rode him until 2009, when he passed away at the age of twenty-eight. — Billy Crystal
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: While American men are fighting to rid the old world of autocracy let American women 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: It is not so much that women have a different point of view in politics 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. — Crystal Eastman
Crystal Eastman Sayings By Crystal Eastman: With a generous endowment of motherhood provided by legislation, with all laws against voluntary motherhood With a generous endowment of motherhood provided by legislation, with all laws against voluntary motherhood and education in its methods repealed, with the feminist ideal of education accepted in home and school, and with all special barriers removed in every field of human activity, there is no reason why woman should not become almost a human thing. It will be time enough then to consider whether she has a soul. — Crystal Eastman