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John L. Lewis Quotes and Sayings

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If there is to be peace in our industrial life let
the employer recognize his obligation to his employees -
at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes.
- John L. Lewis

The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their
all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but
were adding strength to the cause of their comrades in all industry.
- John L. Lewis

In the steel industry the corporations generally have
accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage
agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization.
- John L. Lewis

Out of the agony and travail of economic America the
Committee for Industrial Organization was born.
- John L. Lewis

 

The organization and constant onward sweep of this
movement exemplifies the resentment of the many toward the selfishness,
greed and the neglect of the few.
- John L. Lewis

The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines
of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship
are such as these who take the law into their own hands.
- John L. Lewis

Workers have kept faith in American institutions.
Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been
when labor's right to live has been challenged and denied.
- John L. Lewis

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The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life,
conscious partners in production, secure in their homes
and enjoying a decent standard of living,
will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion
of alien doctrines of government.
- John L. Lewis

But the Committee for Industrial Organizations is here.
It is now henceforth a definite instrumentality,
destined greatly to influence the lives of our people
and the internal and external course of the republic.
- John L. Lewis

The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for
corporate industry to right their economic wrongs,
to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights.
Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.
- John L. Lewis

This is true only because the purposes and objectives
of the Committee for Industrial Organization find economic,
social, political and moral justification in the hearts
of the millions who are its members and the millions more who support it.
- John L. Lewis

The steel workers have now buried their dead,
while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children
become objects of public charity.
The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly
rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government.
- John L. Lewis

While the men of the steel industry were going through
blood and gas in defense of their rights and their
homes and their families,
elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O.
front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent
and permanent progress was being made.
- John L. Lewis

Let the workers organize.
Let the toilers assemble.
Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices
and demand their privileges.
Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them,
for the future of Labor is the future of America.
- John L. Lewis

Unionization, as opposed to communism,
presupposes the relation of employment;
it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes
fully and unreservedly the institution of private property
and the right to investment profit.
- John L. Lewis

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller PHOTO

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale PHOTO

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

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I see Spirit in everything, Peace is at hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela PHOTO

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips,
be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The practice of forgiveness is our most important
contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson

The world has always been in an uproar,
and it always will be.
Choose Peace. Choose to live with Peace.
Choose to interact peacefully with everyone -
especially those whose instinct is not to be peaceful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

You create stress in your life by getting angry,
and you can instantly remove
that stress by granting forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

An "enemy" is a mirage -
an image of self reflected on the sands of Hell.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My Peace is Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Peace begins with me.
- Anonymous

Each and every human being on Earth
has both the responsibility and the privilege
of viewing themselves as Divine beings
with the power to bring about peace.
- James Twyman

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
- The Buddha

I lay aside the battles within my own mind,
and grant myself peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Unconditional forgiveness is the path to your own inner peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mind at peace, a mind centered
and not focused on harming others,
is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
- Wayne Dyer

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson


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