Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
More Quotes from 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.
Poor human nature, what horrible crimes have been committed in thy name
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?
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.
Oscar Wilde defines a perfect personality as one who develops under perfect conditions, who is not wounded, maimed, or in danger. A perfect personality, then, is only possible in a state of society where man is free to choose the mode of work, the conditions of work, and the freedom to work. One to whom the making of a table, the building of a house, or the tilling of the soil, is what the painting is to the artist and the discovery to the scientist -- the result of inspiration, of intense longing, and deep interest in work as a creative force.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
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God is not the mere dead conception to which we have thus given utterance, but he is in himself pure Life.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
For one thing there is the divinest, cleanest air to be breathed anywhere in God's world.
Nature chooses who will be transgender; individuals don't choose this.