Eugene V. Debs Quotes

Top 38 wise famous quotes and sayings by Eugene V. Debs

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Eugene V. Debs quotes: The protection the government owes you and fails to provide, you are morally bound to provide for yourselves ... The protection the government owes you and fails to provide, you are morally bound to provide for yourselves ...
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel. Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: A prison is a cross section of society in which every human strain is clearly revealed. A prison is a cross section of society in which every human strain is clearly revealed.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Capitalism needs and must have the prison to protect itself from the criminals it has created. Capitalism needs and must have the prison to protect itself from the criminals it has created.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The American people can have anything they want; the trouble is, they don't know what they want. The American people can have anything they want; the trouble is, they don't know what they want.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: No war by any nation in any age has ever been declared by the people. No war by any nation in any age has ever been declared by the people.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: I may not be able to say all I think, but I am not going to say anything I do not think. I may not be able to say all I think, but I am not going to say anything I do not think.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The class which has the power to rob upon a large scale has also the power to control the government and legalize their robbery. The class which has the power to rob upon a large scale has also the power to control the government and legalize their robbery.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Be true to yourself and you cannot be a traitor to any good cause on earth. Be true to yourself and you cannot be a traitor to any good cause on earth.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The people can have anything they want, the only problem is they do not want anything. The people can have anything they want, the only problem is they do not want anything.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The prison, above all others, should be the most human of institutions. The prison, above all others, should be the most human of institutions.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: It is when you have done your work honestly, when you have contributed your share to the common fund that you begin to live. It is when you have done your work honestly, when you have contributed your share to the common fund that you begin to live.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: I would no more teach children military training than teach them arson, robbery, or assassination. I would no more teach children military training than teach them arson, robbery, or assassination.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Riches are the savings of many in the hands of one. Riches are the savings of many in the hands of one.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth; I am a citizen of the world. I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth; I am a citizen of the world.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The workers are the saviors of society, the redeemers of the race. The workers are the saviors of society, the redeemers of the race.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The rights of one are as sacred as the rights of a million. The rights of one are as sacred as the rights of a million.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: You need at this time especially to know that you are fit for something better than slavery and cannon fodder. You need at this time especially to know that you are fit for something better than slavery and cannon fodder.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Anybody can be nobody, but it takes a man to be somebody. Anybody can be nobody, but it takes a man to be somebody.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: I would rather be arrested as a traitor than fight a war for Wall Street. I would rather be arrested as a traitor than fight a war for Wall Street.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: From the crown of my head to the soles of my feet I am Bolshevik, and proud of it. From the crown of my head to the soles of my feet I am Bolshevik, and proud of it.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The truth has always been dangerous to the rule of the rogue, the exploiter, the robber. So the truth must be ruthlessly supressed. The truth has always been dangerous to the rule of the rogue, the exploiter, the robber. So the truth must be ruthlessly supressed.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: I'd rather vote for something I want and not get it than vote for something I don't want, and get it. I'd rather vote for something I want and not get it than vote for something I don't want, and get it.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. I am for Socialism because I am for humanity.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: A privately owned world can never be a free world and a society based upon warring classes cannot stand. A privately owned world can never be a free world and a society based upon warring classes cannot stand.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The most heroic word in all languages is revolution. The most heroic word in all languages is revolution.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: We want a system in which the worker shall get what he produces and the capitalist shall produce what he gets. We want a system in which the worker shall get what he produces and the capitalist shall produce what he gets.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: I would not be a Moses to lead you into the Promised Land, because if I could lead you into it, someone else could lead you out of it. I would not be a Moses to lead you into the Promised Land, because if I could lead you into it, someone else could lead you out of it.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: If I were hungry and friendless today, I would rather take my chances with a saloon-keeper than with the average preacher. If I were hungry and friendless today, I would rather take my chances with a saloon-keeper than with the average preacher.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Progress is born of agitation. It is agitation or stagnation. Progress is born of agitation. It is agitation or stagnation.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation. Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The guns on the walls that surround the prison accurately, though unwittingly, index the true character of the penitentiary in our day. The guns on the walls that surround the prison accurately, though unwittingly, index the true character of the penitentiary in our day.
Eugene V. Debs quotes: The economic owning class is always the political ruling class. The economic owning class is always the political ruling class.