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 bright.”

Samuel Gompers–Samuel Gompers; American labor leader; 1850-1924 (used frequently, with slight variations)

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