Mother Jones

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Mother Jones

My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong.More Mother Jones [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I believe that no man who holds a leader's position should ever accept favors from either side. He is then committed to show favors. A leader must stand alone.More Mother Jones [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If they want to hang me, let them. And on the scaffold I will shout Freedom for the working class!More Mother Jones [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Slowly those who create the wealth of the world are permitted to share it. The future is in labor's strong, rough hands.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The workers asked only for bread and a shortening of the long hours of toil. The agitators gave them visions. The police gave them clubs.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On their side the workers had only the Constitution. The other side had bayonets.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I learned in the early part of my career that labor must bear the cross for others' sins, must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people. I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false. But this knowledge does not outweigh the fact that my class, the working class, is exploited, driven, fought back with the weapon of starvation, with guns and with venal courts whenever they strike for conditions more human, more civilized for their children, and for their children's children.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
a TEN-YEAR-OLD lad in Indianapolis who was arrested for picking up coal along the side of railroad tracks is now in jail. If the boy had known enough to steal the whole railroad he would be heralded as a Napoleon of finance.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I will tell the truth wherever I please.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair. I solicited clothes for the ragged children, for the desperate mothers. I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am Mother Jones. The Government can't take my life and you can't take my arm, but you can take my suitcase.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe that movements to suppress wrongs can be carried out under the protection of our flag.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false.More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness standMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone?More Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would fight God Almighty Himself if He didn't play square with meMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures; that I must go north, to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps, where the labor fight is at least fought by grown menMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvationMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life comes to the miners out of their deaths, and death out of their livesMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have always advised men to readMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Little girls and boys, barefooted, walked up and down between the endless rows of spindles, reaching thin little hands into the machinery to repair snapped threadsMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American peopleMore Mother Jones [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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