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Clara Zetkin Quotes and Sayings

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We are not making this demand for the sake of a principle,
but in the interests of the proletarian class.
- Clara Zetkin

When the men are silent, it is our duty to raise our
voices in behalf of our ideals.
- Clara Zetkin

When the men kill, it is up to us women to fight for
the preservation of life.
- Clara Zetkin

What made women's labour particularly attractive to
the capitalists was not only its lower price but also
the greater submissiveness of women.
- Clara Zetkin

 

The workers have nothing to gain from this war,
but they stand to lose everything that is dear to them.
- Clara Zetkin

When a battle for suffrage is conducted,
it should only be conducted according to socialist principles,
and therefore with the demand of universal suffrage for women and men.
- Clara Zetkin

These interests of the workers, as the exploited and oppressed,
class of society, are the same in all countries.
- Clara Zetkin

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The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the
man of her class against capitalist society.
- Clara Zetkin

In individual industries where female labour pays an important role,
any movement advocating better wages,
shorter working hours, etc., would not be doomed from
the start because of the attitude of those women workers who are not organized.
- Clara Zetkin

The capitalists speculate on the two following factors:
the female worker must be paid as poorly as possible
and the competition of female labour must be employed
to lower the wages of male workers as much as possible.
- Clara Zetkin

Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions
which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement.
The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class
consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle.
- Clara Zetkin

We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois
women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics.
No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect.
- Clara Zetkin

Bourgeois society is not fundamentally opposed to the
bourgeois women's movement,
which is proven by the fact that in various states
reforms of private and public laws concerning women have been initiated.
- Clara Zetkin

What practical conclusions may we now draw for our
propaganda work among women? The task of this Party
Congress must not be to issue detailed practical suggestions,
but to draw up general directions for the proletarian women's movement.
- Clara Zetkin

The most disastrous phenomenon of the current situation
is the factor that imperialism is employing for its
own ends all the powers of the proletariat,
all of its institutions and weapons,
which its fighting vanguard has created for its war of liberation.
- Clara Zetkin

Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved
of the illegal invasion of Belgium,
of the massacre of suspected guerrillas,
as well as their wives and children,
as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts.
- Clara Zetkin

Each reform, therefore, improving the economical and
political situation of the workers proves to be an
arm that increases the energy with which the proletarian
struggle of classes is fought.
- Clara Zetkin

For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class,
they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism,
but they are not sufficient to crush capitalism and
to emancipate the workers from their tyranny.
- Clara Zetkin

The machines, the modern mode of production,
slowly undermined domestic production and not just
for thousands but for millions of women the question arose:
Where do we now find our livelihood?
- Clara Zetkin

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi PHOTO

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

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

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

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

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles


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