People have a right to violence, to rebel, to fight back.
Education must begin with the solution of the student-teacher contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students.
I lived in San Pedro, California, which is, you know, on the west side of California, and it’s where many, many Japanese lived.
The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.
Men weren’t really the enemy – they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.
We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it’s hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!
I was at a meeting two years ago in Beijing, and I passed a bunch of women who were marching in a protest. Their signs were probably saying something I wouldn’t have agreed with at all. But I was so glad to see women marching. And it’s happening all over the world.
Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information.
Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.