"The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Emma Goldman on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Emma Goldman on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Emma Goldman on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Emma Goldman on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Emma Goldman on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."