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Means and Ends
“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 menance to social regeneration. All human experience teaches that methods and means cannot be separated from the ultimate aim.”
“... social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.”
“I believe that the means you use will determine the end you receive.”
“We may draw good out of evil: we must not do evil, that good may come.”
“One can never be sure of the end, only of the means, and so we must be sure that the means are good.”
“A fundamental feminist principle is that the means are the ends; that how we do something is what we get.”
“The guiding principle of my life, 'the means are the ends,' has taught me that our participation in a corrupt system facilitates it and corrupts and therefore defeats us.”