Favorite Quotations Emma Goldman Living My Life

"The most vital right is the right to love and be loved." ~ Emma Goldman

Keith Haring

Anarchism...stands for direct action, the open defiance of, and resistance to, all laws and restrictions, economic, social, and moral.

Demand work. If they do not give you work, demand bread. If they deny you both, take the bread. It is your sacred right.

I may be arrested. I may be tried and thrown into jail, but I will never be silent.

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.

True emancipation begins neither at the polls nor in the courts. It begins in woman’s soul. ~ Tragedy of Emancipation

If I can't dance then it's not my revolution.

If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.

The idealists and visionaries, foolish enough to throw caution to the winds and express their ardor and faith in some supreme deed, have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.

The strongest bulwark of authority is uniformity.

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.

Conceit, arrogance and egotism are the essentials of patriotism.

There is no hope even that women, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics. ~ Tragedy of Emancipation

When we can't dream any longer, we die.