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Adela Pankhurst

  • A large proportion of capitalist activity is directed to stirring up sensuality in mankind; books, pictures, songs and plays are produced for no other purpose, and hotels, houses and other establishments yield large profits to those who cater for their satisfaction ... Profits and prostitution — upon these empires are built and kingdoms stand ...

    • Adela Pankhurst,
    • "Communism and Social Purity," in Dreadnought ()

Adela Pankhurst, English-born Australian suffragist, political organizer

(1885 - 1961)

Full name: Adela Constantia Mary Pankhurst Walsh.