The most violent element in society is ignorance.
Quote by Emma Goldman
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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.
To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.
Anarchism is the great liberator of man from the phantoms that have held him captive it is the arbiter and pacifier of the two forces for individual and social harmony.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
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.
There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
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.
While knowledge may provide useful point of reference, it cannot become a force to guide the future.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
What I work hard at doing is staying on a path of being kind and showing and proving that I'm a good person to society. That's hard. The talent, that's a gift. I just came here like that.
I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system - one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself.
I do not believe that politics in the long run is about individuals. It is about ideas.
Only he deserves power who every day justifies it.
I've always been a bit of a car freak.
Everybody thinks making films back to back is a big deal but they did it all the time in the old days.