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Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better ...
by Mary Harris Jones

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.
- Mary Harris Jones

I was born in revolution.
- Mary Harris Jones

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.
- Mary Harris Jones

I am Mother Jones.
The Government can't take my life and you can't take my arm,
but you can take my suitcase.
- Mary Harris Jones

 

I believe that movements to suppress wrongs can be
carried out under the protection of our flag.
- Mary Harris Jones

You must stand for free speech in the streets.
- Mary Harris Jones

Reformation, like education, is a journey,
not a destination.
- Mary Harris Jones

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Men's hearts are cold.
They are indifferent.
- Mary Harris Jones

Today the white child is sold for two dollars a week to the manufacturers.
- Mary Harris Jones

You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness stand.
- Mary Harris Jones

What one state could not get alone, what one miner
against a powerful corporation could not achieve,
can be achieved by the union.
- Mary Harris Jones

Life comes to the miners out of their deaths,
and death out of their lives.
- Mary Harris Jones

And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.
- Mary Harris Jones

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?
- Mary Harris Jones

I'm not a humanitarian.
I'm a hell-raiser.
- Mary Harris Jones

I'm not afraid of the press or the Militia.
- Mary Harris Jones

I am not an anti to anything which will bring freedom to my class.
- Mary Harris Jones

I abide where there is a fight against wrong.
- Mary Harris Jones

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.
- Mary Harris Jones

I have always advised men to read.
- Mary Harris Jones

Sit down and read.
Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.
- Mary Harris Jones

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

God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies.
- Mary Harris Jones

I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country
and get the facts before the American people.
- Mary Harris Jones

I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.
- Mary Harris Jones

I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold,
or the sword.
- Mary Harris Jones

My address is like my shoes.
It travels with me.
- Mary Harris Jones

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

I will tell the truth wherever I please.
- Mary Harris Jones

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 threads.
- Mary Harris Jones

I am not unaware that leaders betray,
and sell out, and play false.
- Mary Harris Jones

Not all the coal that is dug warms the world.
- Mary Harris Jones

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.
- Mary Harris Jones

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.
- Mary Harris Jones

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.
- Mary Harris Jones

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance,
I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

Be curious; be adventurous; live life full-out.
Accept the challenge, and reach for the brass ring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Don't live down to expectations.
Go out there and do something remarkable.
- Wendy Wasserstein

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life,
your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
- Rabindranath Tagore

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Success is the sum of small efforts,
repeated day in and day out.
- Robert Collier

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Play full-out and enjoy all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone
and into your appreciation zone.
- Martha Beck

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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