Quotation by Margaret Sanger

I don't really know how most of my ventures in this work were ever financed. I am of no economical turn of mind. I do things first, and somehow or another they get paid for. If I had waited to finance my various battles for birth control, I do not suppose they ever would have become realities. I suppose here is the real difference between the idealist—or the "fanatic, as we are called—and the ordinary "normal" human being.
Margaret Sanger (1879–1966), U.S. birth control advocate. My Fight for Birth Control, ch. 4 (1931).

Of her passionate work to legitimize birth control and disseminate information about it.
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