No one is perfect and Emma was involved in a plot to assassinate the manager of a Carnegie steel mill. But she played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the 20th century. Emma was imprisoned several times in the years that followed, for "inciting to riot" and illegally distributing information about birth control. Eventually deported from the United States for her political views and activism, Emma died in her adopted home of Toronto, Ontario in 1940.
Another great Emma quote: "To the daring belongs the future."