Emma Goldman

1869 - 1940

A Quote by Emma Goldman on diamonds, priorities, and roses

I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.

Emma Goldman (1869 - 1940)

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on justice, life, and love

The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.

Emma Goldman (1869 - 1940)

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on church, destiny, force, hope, joy, laws, life, love, and marriage

Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the defier of all laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful molder of human destiny; how can such an all-compelling force be synonymous with that poor little State and Church-begotten weed, marriage?

Emma Goldman (1869 - 1940)

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on home and traditions

In the true sense one's native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home.

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on aim

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Methods and means cannot be separated from the ultimate aim.

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on economics, effort, liberty, minorities, politics, progress, religion, and science

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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A Quote by Emma Goldman on forgiveness and understanding

The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.

Emma Goldman (1869 - 1940)

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on ignorance, society, and violence

The most violent element in society is ignorance.

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on action, anarchy, direction, economics, and laws

Anarchism . . . stands for direct action, the open defiance of, and resistance to, all laws and restrictions, economic, social, and moral.

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A Quote by Emma Goldman on effort

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It takes less mental effort to condemn than to think.

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