samuel gompers quotes


The man who has his millions will want everything he can lay his hands on and then raise his voice against the poor devil who wants ten cents more a day.


Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.


The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.


We do want more, and when it becomes more, we shall still want more. And we shall never cease to demand more until we have received the results of our labor.


There is not a right too long denied to which we do not aspire in order to achieve; there is not a wrong too long endured that we are not determined to abolish.


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