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So we must stand together to resist,
by Rose Schneiderman

So we must stand together to resist,
for we will get what we can take -
just that and no more.
- Rose Schneiderman

I would be a traitor to these poor burned bodies if
I came here to talk good fellowship.
- Rose Schneiderman

The life of men and women is so cheap and property is so sacred.
There are so many of us for one job it matters little
if 146 of us are burned to death.
- Rose Schneiderman

We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now,
and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers,
brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
- Rose Schneiderman

 

Our people were very restive, saying that they could
not sit under that notice,
and that if the National Board did not call them out
soon they would go out of themselves.
- Rose Schneiderman

The old Inquisition had its rack and its thumbscrews
and its instruments of torture with iron teeth.
- Rose Schneiderman

We have women working in the foundries,
stripped to the waist, if you please,
because of the heat.
- Rose Schneiderman

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We have tried you good people of the public and we have found you wanting.
- Rose Schneiderman

Then came a big strike.
About 100 girls went out.
The result was a victory, which netted us -
I mean the girls -
$2 increase in our wages on the average.
- Rose Schneiderman

All the time our union was progressing very nicely.
There were lectures to make us understand what trades
unionism is and our real position in the labor movement.
- Rose Schneiderman

The worker must have bread, but she must have roses,
too.
Help, you women of privilege, give her the ballot to fight with.
- Rose Schneiderman

You have nothing that the humblest worker has not a right to have also.
- Rose Schneiderman

I read upon the subject and grew more and more interested,
and after a time I became a member of the National Board,
and had duties and responsibilities that kept me busy
after my day's work was done.
- Rose Schneiderman

After I had been working as a cap maker for three years
it began to dawn on me that we girls needed an organization.
The men had organized already, and had gained some advantages,
but the bosses had lost nothing, as they took it out on us.
- Rose Schneiderman

I can't talk fellowship to you who are gathered here.
Too much blood has been spilled.
I know from my experience it is up to the working people to save themselves.
The only way they can save themselves is by a strong working-class movement.
- Rose Schneiderman

Of course, we knew that this meant an attack on the union.
The bosses intended gradually to get rid of us,
employing in our place child labor and raw immigrant
girls who would work for next to nothing.
- Rose Schneiderman

Surely these women won't lose any more of their beauty
and charm by putting a ballot in a ballot box once
a year than they are likely to lose standing in foundries
or laundries all year round.
There is no harder contest than the contest for bread,
let me tell you that.
- Rose Schneiderman

By working hard we could make an average of about $5 a week.
We would have made more but had to provide our own machines,
which cost us $45, we paying for them on the installment plan.
We paid $5 down and $1 a month after that.
- Rose Schneiderman

I learned the business in about two months,
and then made as much as the others,
and was consequently doing quite well when the factory burned down,
destroying all our machines - 150 of them.
This was very hard on the girls who had paid for their machines.
- Rose Schneiderman

But every time the workers come out in the only way
they know to protest against conditions which are unbearable
the strong hand of the law is allowed to press down heavily upon us.
- Rose Schneiderman

Capture a shadow,
dance with the wind,
stand in a rainbow,
begin at the end.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

If it's Right, stand up for it - together.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese Proverb

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Don't let anyone else take the measure
of your worth and capabilities.
Always stand proud in who you are.
- Margaret Spellings

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
- Abraham Lincoln

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
- Mark Twain

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams.
- Anonymous

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

Know that you do not need the approval of others.
You are unique and magnificent. Stand tall, stand proud.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

Stand Tall, Breathe Deep, Be Unstoppable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

If you believe in forever,
then life is just a one night stand.
- The Righteous Brothers

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you stand up and be counted,
from time to time you may get yourself knocked down.
But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again.
A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
- Thomas J. Watson

Stand with anybody that stands right,
stand with him while he is right
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

That I was born to this circle - I am blessed.
That I choose to stand in this circle - I am proud.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
- Alexander Hamilton

Before you can forgive others,
you must be a person whose forgiveness matters.
Before you can have gratitude for your life,
you must believe that your life has value.
Before your choices have value,
you must feel that you yourself have value.
Before you can dream a great dream for your future,
you have to believe that your future matters.
Before you can build positive habits of resolve and commitment,
before you can begin to live into the Japanese proverb,
"Fall seven times, stand up eight,"
you must believe that your life matters.
Before you can celebrate your life, you must Honor it.
And, before you can feel unity with,
and Honor toward, Spirit and all creation,
you must Honor yourself to feel worthy of that unity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love mankind, it's people I can't stand.
- Charles M. Schulz

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge
and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you,
you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

We listen. We listen. We move.
We sit. It rains. The sun comes out.
(there stands a friend)
We listen. We laugh. We share.
We sit. We dance. It rains.
There stands a friend.
We listen. We share. We sit. We dance.
The sun comes up.
There. I stand, a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Faith:
When you walk to the edge of all the light you have
and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown,
you must believe that one of two things will happen:
...
There will be something solid for you to stand upon,
or, you will be taught how to fly
- Patrick Overton - from his book of poems: The Leaning Tree, 1975
[Widely mis-attributed to Barbara J. Winter, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, and others]

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little.
And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat
to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
- Robert Bolt

We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity,
for in prosperity we forget God.
- Dwight L. Moody

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

It is not the beauty of a building you should look at;
its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.
- David Allan Coe

I can't stand a naked light bulb.
- the movie A Streetcar Named Desire

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

Any girl can be glamorous.
All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
- Hedy Lamarr

What is design? It's where you stand with a foot in two worlds -
the world of technology and the world of people and human purposes -
and you try to bring the two together.
- Mitchell Kapor

Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing
his decision on stem cell research.
He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.
- Jay Leno

They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait
- John Milton

I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals.
I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.
- Mia Hamm

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel


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