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.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution.
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.
People have only as much liberty as they have the intelligence to want and the courage to take.
We Americans claim to be a peace-loving people. We hate bloodshed; we are opposed to violence. Yet we go into spasms of joy over the possibility of projecting dynamite bombs from flying machines upon helpless citizens.
Those who sit in a glass house do wrong to throw stones about them; besides, the American glass house is rather thin, it will break easily, and the interior is anything but a gainly sight.
Love is it’s own protection.
I don’t care if a man’s theory for tomorrow is correct, I care if his spirit of today is correct.
Religion and morality are a much better whip to keep people in submission than even the club and the gun.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution – Revolution is but thought carried into action. Every effort for progress, for enlightenment, for science, for religious, political, and economic liberty, emanates from the minority, and not from the mass.
Liberty will not descend to a people, a people must raise themselves to liberty…