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“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, English-born Australian suffragist, political organizer
(1885 - 1961)
Full name: Adela Constantia Mary Pankhurst Walsh.