Dora Marsden

Freewoman and Egoist
1882 – 1960

Hence, the popularity of the “Cause” which provides the Ideal to which the “desired self-sacrifice can be offered.” The greater the sacrifice the Idol can accept the greater is it as a “Cause,” whether it be liberty, equality, fraternity, honesty or what not. If ten thousand starving men, with their tens of thousands of dependents, starve in the Cause of Honesty, how great is Honesty. If a woman throws away her life for freedom, how great is freedom. And no mistake.

The Freewoman, Volume 1 Number 1, June 15th 1913

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