Engendering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 60 pages
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Familiar Quotations Enfranchising ndash; EmancipationI shall die and the worms will eat me, but I want our idea to triumph. I want the masses of humanity to be truly emancipated from all authorities and from all heroes, present and to come.ndash;Mikhail BakuninPerfect emancipation is effected only when the mind is permitted to form, to express, and to employ its own convictions of truth on all subjects, as it chooses.ndash;Henry Ward BeecherJust as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.ndash;Heywood BrounProgressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.ndash;Angela Y. DavisMerely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.ndash;Emma GoldmanFive score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation.ndash;Martin Luther King, Jr.The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.ndash;Ellen KeyA study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.ndash;John Maynard KeynesIt is the mind that makes one wise or ignorant, bound or emancipated.ndash;RamakrishnaEvery emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie.ndash;I. F. Stone

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