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]
Why should the wealth of the country be stored in banks and elevators while the idle workman wanders homeless about the streets and the idle loafers who hoard the gold only to spend it on riotous living are rolling about in fine carriages from which they look out on peaceful meetings and call them riots?More Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The man who has his millions will want everything he can lay his hands on and then raise his voice against the poor devil who wants ten cents more a day.More Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.More Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflicts and battles of man's prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by one nation over another. Labor Dayis devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race, or nation.More Samuel Gompers quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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