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.
I am Mother Jones. The Government can't take my life and you can't take my arm, but you can take my suitcase.
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 salvation.
The strike of the miners in Arizona was one of the most remarkable strikes in the history of the American labor movement. Its peaceful character, its successful outcome, were due to that most remarkable character, Governor Hunt.
And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.
I am not an anti to anything which will bring freedom to my class.
I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people.
What is a good enough principle for an American citizen ought to be good enough for the working man to follow.
Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!
God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies.
I would fight God Almighty Himself if He didn't play square with me.
My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong.
I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth wherever I please.
I have always advised men to read.
My address is like my shoes. It travels with me.
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.
I abide where there is a fight against wrong.