21+ Quotes about Birth Control, Contraception and Family Planning

Quotes About Birth Control and Contraceptives

It is not economical to go to bed early to save the candles if the result is twins.
Chinese Proverb

Many of us were the unplanned children of talented, creative women whose lives had been changed by unplanned and unwanted pregnancies. We witnessed their bitterness, their rage, their disappointment with their lot in life and we were clear that there could be no genuine sexual liberation for women and men without better, safer contraceptives.
Bell Hooks

Impotence and sodomy are socially O.K. but birth control is flagrantly middle-class.
Evelyn Waugh

Birth control is the first important step woman must take toward the goal of her freedom. It is the first step she must take to be man’s equal. It is the first step they must both take toward human emancipation.
Margaret Sanger

If men got pregnant, there would be safe, reliable methods of birth control. They’d be inexpensive, too.
Anna Quindlen

Woman must have her freedom, the fundamental freedom of choosing whether or not she will be a mother and how many children she will have. Regardless of what man's attitude may be, that problem is hers--and before it can be his, it is hers alone. She goes through the vale of death alone, each time a babe is born. As it is the right neither of man nor the state to coerce her into this ordeal, so it is her right to decide whether she will endure it.
Margaret Sanger

You see, they were Mothers, not in our sense of helpless involuntary fecundity, forced to fill and overfill the land, every land, and then see their children suffer, sin, and die, fighting horribly with one another; but in the sense of Conscious Makers of People.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The subject of birth control is being lifted out of the mire into which it was cast by puritanism and given its proper place among the sciences and the ideals of this generation. With this effort has come an illumination of all other social problems. Society is beginning to give ear to the promise of modern womanhood.
Margaret Sanger

The acceptability of birth control has always depended on a morality that separates sex from reproduction. In the nineteenth century, when the birth control movement began, such a separation was widely considered immoral. The eventual widespread public acceptance of birth control required a major reorientation of sexual values.
Linda Gordon

Use a condom. The world doesn't need another you.
Caroll Bryant

It would be a service to mankind if the pill were available in slot machines and the cigarette were placed on prescription.
Malcolm Potts

Perhaps the greatest importance of the family, in these days of contraceptives, is that it preserves the habit of having children.
Bertrand Rusell

Contraceptives unlock one of the most dormant, but potentially powerful assets in development: women as decision-makers. When women have the power to make choices about their families, they tend to decide precisely what demographers, economists, and development experts recommend. They invest in the long-term human capital of their families.
Melinda Gates

the Facebook profiles of new parents are an excellent form of birth control.
Sarah Ockler

Considering how little money the government puts into endometriosis research ... it’s clear that our country already has a dangerous disregard for women with this common condition.
Lena Dunhams

Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.
Spike Milligan

Millions of deaths would not have happened if it weren’t for the consumption of alcohol. The same can be said about millions of births.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Whether we are talking about access to affordable birth control, feeling safe from violence in our homes, or being able to earn the same amount of money as our male counterparts, these are rights that all people deserve, and they are being threatened.
Ann McLane Kuster

Those who in principle oppose birth control are either incapable of arithmetic or else in favor of war, pestilence and famine as permanent features of human life.
Bertrand Russell

We want far better reasons for having children than not knowing how to prevent them.
Dora Winifred Black Russell

A crying baby is the best form of birth control.
Carole Tabron

Education of both men and women is a wonderful contraceptive.
Henry W. Kendall

Avoiding pregnancy is not an absolute evil.
Pope Francis

The best contraceptive is the word no - repeated frequently.
Margaret Smith

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