The class which has the power to rob upon a large scale has also the power to control the government and legalize their robbery.
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.
Only do what your heart tells you.- Princess Diana
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to ex...- William Ellery Channing
The best thing in every noble dream is the dreamer...- Moncure D. Conway
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
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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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