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  1. Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.

  2. 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.

  3. I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword.

  4. Today the white child is sold for two dollars a week to the manufacturers.

  5. I am not an anti to anything which will bring freedom to my class.

  6. I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people.

  7. You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness stand.

  8. 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.

  9. I will tell the truth wherever I please.

  10. I believe that movements to suppress wrongs can be carried out under the protection of our flag.

  11. 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.

  12. I have always advised men to read.

  13. I abide where there is a fight against wrong.

  14. My address is like my shoes. It travels with me.

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

  16. And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Not all the coal that is dug warms the world.

  20. I'm not a humanitarian. I'm a hell-raiser.

  21. 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.

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  22. God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies.

  23. Life comes to the miners out of their deaths, and death out of their lives.

  24. I'm not afraid of the press or the Militia.

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  25. You must stand for free speech in the streets.

  26. What is a good enough principle for an American citizen ought to be good enough for the working man to follow.

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  27. I was born in revolution.

  28. 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?

  29. 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.

  30. I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.

  31. Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.

  32. Men's hearts are cold. They are indifferent.

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

  34. I would fight God Almighty Himself if He didn't play square with me.

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  35. I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false.

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