Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!
Education means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting of the soul of man into the glorious light of truth, the light by which men can only be made free.
Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
Freedom cannot be achieved unless women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression... Our endeavors must be about the liberation of the woman, the emancipation of the man and the liberty of the child.
Mockery of religion is one of the most essential things... one of the beginnings of human emancipation is the ability to laugh at authority.
Education is not simply to learn to read and write. It's emancipation. It makes you free.
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
Merely 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.
Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty.
Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Emancipation from every kind of bondage is my principle. I go for recognition of human rights, without distinction of sect, party, sex, or color.
Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.
Progressive art can assist people to learn what's at work in the society in which they live.
The most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
Emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery.
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education.
A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.
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.
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