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About Emma Goldman
Emma Goldman was a political activist, writer, and speaker known for her role in developing the anarchist political philosophy in both the United States of America and Europe, with her role in its development brought into the light for the larger audience in the 1970s, spurred by the reissuance of her biography, Living My Life, and feminist Alix Kates Shulman’s release of Red Emma Speaks, which is a collection of Goldman’s writing and speeches. Although Goldman had many supporters for her rebellious ways, she also had her fair share of detractors mainly due to her sometimes violent approach (she was even deported from the U.S.)
Some of Emma Goldman’s writings include: Anarchism and Other Essays (1910), The Social Significance of the Modern Drama (1914), and My Disillusionment in Russia (1923).
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Famous quotes by Emma Goldman
All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.Emma Goldman
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.Emma Goldman
Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian.Emma Goldman
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.Emma Goldman
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.Emma Goldman
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.Emma Goldman
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.Emma Goldman
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?Emma Goldman
No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary. The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time.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.Emma Goldman
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.Emma Goldman
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.Emma Goldman
Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world.Emma Goldman
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.Emma Goldman
The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.Emma Goldman
The most violent element in society is ignorance.Emma Goldman
The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.Emma Goldman
The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.Emma Goldman
There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics.Emma Goldman
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.Emma Goldman
Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open.Emma Goldman
Emma Goldman's Popularity
Emma Goldman was a famous Lithuanian-American activist and writer, who was born on June 27, 1869. As a person born on this date, Emma Goldman is listed in our database as the 22nd most popular celebrity for the day (June 27) and the 7th most popular for the year (1869).
People born on June 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Emma Goldman is the 842nd most popular Cancer.
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