Quotes by Marie Carmichael Stopes

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Marie Stopes (October 15, 1880 - October 2, 1958) was a Scottish author, campaigner for women's rights and pioneer in the field of family planning. Stopes edited the journal Birth Control News which gave anatomically explicit advice, and in addition to her enthusiasm for protests at places of worship this provoked protest from both the Church of England and the Catholic Church. Her sex manual Married Love was controversial and influential.

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You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing.

Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing.
An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.

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