Birth Control Quotes

No matter how old a mother is she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.

Condoms should be marketed in three sizes, jumbo, colossal and super-colossal so that men do not have to go in and ask for the small.

Philosopher Malthus came here last week. I got an agreeable party for him of unmarried people. There was only one lady who had had a child; but he is a good-natured man, and, if there are no appearances of approaching fertility, is civil to every lady.

Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder.

Just saying ‘no’ prevents teenage pregnancy the way ‘Have a nice day’ cures chronic depression.

I rely on my personality for birth control.

I sometimes think that being widowed is God’s way of telling you to come off the Pill.

Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.

The government of the United States deliberately encourages and even makes necessary by its laws the breeding – with a breakneck rapidity of idiots, defective, diseased, feeble-minded, and criminal classes. Billions of dollars are expended by our state and federal governments and by private charities and philanthropies for the care, the maintenance, and the perpetuation […]

The most merciful thing a large family can do to one of its infant members is to kill it. (Sanger was making an ironic comment-not a prescriptive one-about the horrifying rate of infant mortality among large families of early 20th-century urban America. The statement, as grim as the conditions that prompted Sanger to make it, […]