• Home
  • /
  • Weekly Labor Quotes
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Donald Robert Perry Marquis

    “When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose.” –Donald Robert Perry Marquis, author, humorist, columnist More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – John L. Lewis

    “Increased interest and participation by labor in the affairs of government should make for economic and political stability in the future. Labor has a constitutional and statutory right to participate.” –John L. Lewis; President, United Mine Workers and Founder, CIO More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Joseph Pulitzer

    “The money power has grown so great that the issue of all issues is whether the corporation shall rule this country or the country shall again rule the corporations.” –Joseph Pulitzer, 1878 More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Ray Marshall

    “My conclusion is that unions are integral and necessary institutions in a democratic market economy.  A union-free environment would jeopardize a free enterprise system.  Unions will survive because this principle is well established in the democracies.” –Ray Marshall, U. S. Secretary of Labor, 1977-1981 More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Thomas Donahue

    “The only effective answer to organized greed is organized labor.” –Thomas Donahue, President, AFL-CIO More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Author Unknown

    “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” –Author unknown More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Eugene V. Debs

    “Ten thousand times has the labor movement stumbled and fallen and bruised itself, and risen again; been seized by the throat and choked into insensibility; enjoined by courts, assaulted by thugs, charged by the militia, shot down by regulars, traduced by the press, frowned upon by public opinion, deceived by politicians, threatened by priests, repudiated […]

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Alice Walker

    “Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet.” –Alice Walker, author More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Samuel Gompers

    “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, to make manhood more noble, womanhood more beautiful, and childhood more happy and […]

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Sydney Lens

    “Even if we or our families were not directly involved, we had heard and read about pickets being beaten, jailed, sometimes killed. Honoring a picket line was the least we could do. It still is.” –Sydney Lens, author More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – E. Roosevelt

    “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — the factory, farm, or office. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world.” –Eleanor Roosevelt (1953) […]

    Read More
  • Weekly Labor Quote – Dewey

    “No system has ever existed which did not in some form involve the exploitation of some human beings for the advantage of others.” –John Dewey; American philosopher, educator; (1950) More info & ammo for unionists at biglabor.com

    Read More
  • Must See Video

  • International Labor News

  • Archives

What's good for workers is good for business! I LIKE THAT!