When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.
Years ago I recognized my kinship with all living things, and I made up my mind that I was not one bit better than the meanest on the earth. I said then and I say now, that while there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.- Peace Pilgrim
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all r...- G. K. Chesterton
You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.- Norman Douglas
Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.- Theodore Roosevelt
Some men see things as they are and say, "Why?" I dream of things that never were and say,...- George Bernard Shaw
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Solidarity is not a matter of sentiment but a fact, cold and impassive as the granite foundations of a skyscraper. If the basic elements, identity of interest, clarity of vision, honesty of intent, and oneness of purpose, or any of these is lacking, all sentimental pleas for solidarity, and all other efforts to achieve it will be barren of results.
Ten thousand times has the labor movement stumbled and bruised itself. We have been enjoined by the courts, assaulted by thugs, charged by the militia, traduced by the press, frowned upon in public opinion, and deceived by politicians. ‘But notwithstanding all this and all these, labor is today the most vital and potential power this planet has ever known, and its historic mission is as certain of ultimate realization as is the setting of the sun.
|Birth:||5th November, 1855|
|Death:||20th October, 1996|
|Profession:||Politician, Socialite, Union Leader|
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