530 – “There is no greater fallacy than the belief that aims and purposes are one thing, while methods and tactics are another. This conception is a potent menace to social regeneration. All human experience teaches that methods and means cannot be separated from the ultimate aim. The means employed become, through individual habit and social practice, part and parcel of the final purpose; they influence it, modify it, and presently the aims and means become identical.”

–Emma Goldman

Quote Number:  985

Source: Goldman, Emma. My Disillusionment in Russia. London: C. W. Daniel Company. 1925.

Source Notes: This quote can be found online here on page 174 of an earlier work.

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