"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."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Emma Goldman on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Emma Goldman on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Emma Goldman on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Emma Goldman on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Emma Goldman on Winston Churchill
"Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world."
"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."
"No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action."
"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."
"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."