„We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members.“

Misquoted by Diane S. Dew http://www.dianedew.com/sanger.htm (2001)
Omits words from a letter to Dr. Clarence Gamble Sanger proposing the "Negro Project", where Sanger wrote: "And <span style="color:darkgray">we do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,</span> and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea <span style="color:darkgray">if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members.</span>"
The quote was similarly misused in "Women, Race, & Class" (12 February 1983) by Angela Davis, where it is implied that that Sanger was organizing an extermination campaign and the minister would be the main propaganda milling machine.
Misattributed

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Margaret Sanger
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—  Margaret Sanger American birth control activist, educator and nurse 1879 - 1966

Commenting on the 'Negro Project' in a letter to Dr. Clarence Gamble, December 10, 1939. http://smithlibraries.org/digital/items/show/495 - Sanger manuscripts, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts. Also described in Linda Gordon's Woman's Body, Woman's Right: A Social History of Birth Control in America. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1976.
(Note: There is a different date circulated, e.g. Oct. 19, 1939; but Dec. 10 is the correct date of Mrs. Sanger's letter to Mr. Gamble.)

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„In our country, we do sex. But we don't want to talk about it and that is why we have a billion population.“

—  Anbumani Ramadoss Indian politician 1968

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„We definitely didn't want it to be anything like our first or second records. We wanted to experiment more than we ever had and take any new idea and run with it as far as we could.“

—  Bert McCracken American musician 1982

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Contexto: We do not stray out of all words into the ever silent;
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„We want freedom by any means necessary. We want justice by any means necessary. We want equality by any means necessary.“

—  Malcolm X American human rights activist 1925 - 1965

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Contexto: Once we realize we are all members of humanity, we will want to compete in the spirit of love.
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„Hitler didn't want to exterminate the Jews at the time. He wanted to expel the Jews.“

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