Emma Goldman

(1869_1940 / Kaunas)

Emma Goldman Quotes

  • ''It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.''
    Emma Goldman (1869-1940), U.S. anarchist. repr. in Red Emma Speaks, pt. 2, ed. Alix Kates Shulman (1972). "Victims of Morality," Mother Earth (New York, March 1913).
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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?''
    Emma Goldman (1869-1940), U.S. anarchist. repr. in Red Emma Speaks, pt. 2, ed. Alix Kates Shulman (1972). "Victims of Morality," Mother Earth (New York, March 1913).
  • ''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 (1869-1940), U.S. anarchist. repr. in Red Emma Speaks, pt. 1, ed. Alix Kates Shulman (1972). "What I Believe," published in New York World (1908).

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