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English born American labour leader and first President of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). 1850-1924
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures,”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Our movement is of the working people, for the working people, by the working people.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Labor Day...is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race, or nation.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is impossible for capitalists and laborers to have common interests.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Where trade unions are most firmly organized, there are the rights of the people most respected.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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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