Born: February 11, 1916
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
Died: December 22, 2000
Occupation: Activist, Actor, Author, Civil Rights Advocate, Feminist, and Lawyer
Profile: Admitted to Columbia Law School after threatening to denounce it as racist.
Number of Quotes: 11
Don't agonize. Organize.
Everybody's scared for their ass. There aren't too many people ready to die for racism. They'll kill for racism but they won't die for racism.
I approve of anyone wearing what the establishment says you must not wear.
I know we're termites. But if all the termites got together, the house would fall down.
If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
If the ass is protecting the system, ass-kicking should be undertaken regardless of the sex, ethnicity, or charm of the ass involved.
It's interesting to speculate how it developed that in two of the most anti-feminist institutions, the church and the law court, the men are wearing the dresses.
The question arises whether all lawyers are the same. This is like asking whether everything that gets into a sewer is garbage.
There are very few jobs that actually require a penis or vagina. All other jobs should be open to everybody.
True revolutionary activity, in my opinion, is that which hurts the establishment without undue damage to the person who does the revolutionary act. You see.
When a system of oppression has become institutionalized it is unnecessary for individuals to become oppressive.