• Mistaken
    regard for what are believed to be divine laws and a sentimental belief in the sanctity of human
    life tend to prevent both the elimination of defective infants and the sterilization of such adults as
    are themselves of no value to the community. The laws of nature require the obliteration of the
    unfit and human life is valuable only when it is of use to the community or race.

    Madison Grant (1922). “The Passing of the Great Race: Or, The Racial Basis of European History”