Voltairine de Cleyre Quotes

… what our national experience has made plain is this, that to remain in a continually exalted moral condition is not human nature. That has happened which was prophesied: we have gone down hill from the Revolution until now; we are absorbed in "mere money-getting.

Voltairine de Cleyre
Voltairine de Cleyre
  • Born: November 17, 1866
  • Died: June 20, 1912
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  • Profession: Writer, Lecturer, Tutor

Voltairine de Cleyre was an American anarchist, known for being a prolific writer and speaker, and opposing capitalism, the state, marriage, and the domination of religion over sexuality and women's lives. She is often characterized as a major early feminist because of her views.

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