Samuel Gompers

Samuel Gompers

In many instances the conduct of colored workmen, and those who have spoken for them, has not been in asking or demanding that equal rights be accorded to them as to white workmen, but somehow conveying the idea that they are to be petted and coddled and given special consideration and special privilege. Of course that can't be done.More Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do I believe in arbitration? I do. But not in arbitration between the lion and the lamb, in which the lamb is in the morning found inside the lionMore Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No race of barbarians ever existed yet offered up children for money.More Samuel Gompers quotes [01/28/2008 12:01:00]
Our mission has been the protection of the wage-worker, now; to increase his wages; to cut hours off the long workday, which was killing him; to improve the safety and the sanitary conditions of the workshop; to free him from the tyrannies, petty or otherwise, which served to make his existence a slavery.More Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures,More Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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