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Jessie Shirley Bernard

  • Motherhood — instinctive? Biological destiny? Forget biology! If it were biology, people would would die from not doing it.

    • Jessie Shirley Bernard,
    • in Betty Rollin, "Motherhood: Who Needs It?" in Look ()
  • There are two marriages, then, in every marital union, his and hers. And his ... is better than hers.

Jessie Shirley Bernard, U.S. sociologist, feminist scholar

(1903 - 1996)

Born: Jessie Sarah Ravitch.