Emma Goldman – No great idea in its…

No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it…


“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.”
-Emma Goldman

William Robertson Smith – Even the highest forms of…

Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas…


“Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.”
-William Robertson Smith