There are, however, some potentates I would kill by any and all means at my disposal. They are Ignorance, Superstition, and Bigotry — the most sinister and tyrannical rulers on earth.
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 powers know that the people at large are like children whose despair, sorrow, and tears can be turned into joy with a little toy. … An army and navy represents the people’s toys.
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.
The majority represent a mass of cowards, willing to accept him who mirror its own soul and mind poverty.
More pernicious than the power of a dictator is that of a class; the most terrible – the tyranny of a majority.
Lack of fairness to an opponent is essentially a sign of weakness.
Public school – where the human mind is drilled and manipulated into submission to various social and moral spooks, and thus fitted to continue our system of exploitation and oppression.
Democracy must first be safe for America before it can be safe for the world.
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 the production of any commodity necessitates the sacrifice of human life, society should do without that commodity, but itcan not do without that life.
Militarism consumes the strongest and most productive elements of each nation. Militarism swallows the largest part of the national revenue.