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" Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there. "
" Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world. "
" 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. "
" It is essential that we realize once and for all that man is much more of a sex creature than a moral creature. The former is inherent, the other is grafted on. "
" Direct action is the logical, consistent method of Anarchism. "
" Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested - for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day. "
" 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. "
" Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison works its way persistently, until the entire fabric is doomed. "
" Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world. "
" Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think. "
" The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Woman, essentially a purist, is naturally bigoted and relentless in her effort to make others as good as she thinks they ought to be. "
" The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character. "
" If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution. "
" To the moralist prostitution does not consist so much in the fact that the woman sells her body, but rather that she sells it out of wedlock. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice. "
" The most violent element in society is ignorance. "
" 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. "
" Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other. "
" The individual whose vision encompasses the whole world often feels nowhere so hedged in and out of touch with his surroundings as in his native land. "
" Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open. "
" 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. "
" 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? "
" If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal. "
" One cannot be too extreme in dealing with social ills; the extreme thing is generally the true thing. "
" No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action. "