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Emma Goldman



    No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

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    On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.

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    If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.

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    No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.

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    Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?

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    Every effort for progress, for enlightenment, for science, for religious, political, and economic liberty, emanates from the minority, and not from the mass

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    Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open.

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    The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul.

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    Free love? as if love is anything but free. Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love.

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    Religion, the dominion of the human mind; Property, the dominion of human needs; and Government, the dominion of human conduct, represent the stronghold of man's enslavement and all the horrors it entails.

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    Poor human nature, what horrible crimes have been committed in thy name!

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