Mary Harris Jones Quotes

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Mary Harris Jones Quotes

I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people.
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I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a hell-raiser.

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I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.

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I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword.

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They began work at 5:30 and quit at 7 at night. Children six years old going home to lie on a straw pallet until time to resume work the next morning! I have seen the hair torn out of their heads by the machinery, their scalps torn off, and yet not a single tear was shed, while the poodle dogs were loved and caressed and carried to the seashore.

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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.

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Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.

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What is a good enough principle for an American citizen ought to be good enough for the working man to follow.

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I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false.

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I went West and took part in the strike of the machinists - the Southern Pacific Railroad, the corporation that swung California by its golden tail, that controlled its legislature, its farmers, its preachers, its workers.

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I would fight God Almighty Himself if He didn't play square with me.

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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 men.

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Men's hearts are cold. They are indifferent.

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I was born in revolution.

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Today the white child is sold for two dollars a week to the manufacturers.

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