E.v. Debs Famous Quotes & Sayings

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30 E.v. Debs Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: The American people can have anything they want; the trouble is, they don't know what The American people can have anything they want; the trouble is, they don't know what they want. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: Every solitary one of these aristocratic conspirators and would-be murderers claims to be an arch-patriot; Every solitary one of these aristocratic conspirators and would-be murderers claims to be an arch-patriot; every one of them insists that the war is being waged to make the world safe for democracy. What humbug! What rot! What false pretense! These autocrats, these tyrants, these red-handed robbers and murderers, the "patriots," while the men who have the courage to stand face to face with them, speak the truth, and fight for their exploited victims-they are the disloyalists and traitors. If this be true, I want to take my place side by side with the traitors in this fight. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Jeff Lindsay: Dexter,' Debs said, jerking her head at me. 'Get some smelling salts or something. You Dexter,' Debs said, jerking her head at me. 'Get some smelling salts or something. You and Deke help her up.'
( ... ) Deke looked at me anxiously, reminding me very much of a large and handsome dog who needs a stick to fetch. 'Hey, you got some of that smelling stuff?' he said.
Apparently it had become universally accepted that Dexter was the Eternal Keeper of the Smelling Salts.
I had no idea where that baffling canard had come from, but in truth, I was completely without.
Luckily, Mrs Aldovar apparently was not interested in sniffing anything. — Jeff Lindsay
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: 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
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: I am not a capitalist soldier; I am a proletarian revolutionist. I do not belong I am not a capitalist soldier; I am a proletarian revolutionist. I do not belong to the regular army of the plutocracy, but to the irregular army of the people. I refuse to obey any command to fight from the ruling class, but I will not wait to be commanded to fight for the working class. I am opposed to every war but one; I am for that war with heart and soul, and that is the world-wide war of social revolution. In that war I am prepared to fight in any way the ruling class may make necessary, even to the barricades. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: In all the history of organized labor, from the earliest times to the present day, In all the history of organized labor, from the earliest times to the present day, no body of union workingmen ever served in a more humiliating and debasing role than that in which the railway unions appear at this very hour before the American people and the world. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: Too long have the workers of the world waited for some Moses to lead them Too long have the workers of the world waited for some Moses to lead them out of bondage. He has not come; he never will come. I would not lead you out if I could; for if you could be led out, you could be led back again. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: The protection the government owes you and fails to provide, you are morally bound to The protection the government owes you and fails to provide, you are morally bound to provide for yourselves ... — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: The issue is Socialism versus Capitalism. I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. The issue is Socialism versus Capitalism. I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. We have been cursed with the reign of gold long enough. Money constitutes no proper basis of civilization. The time has come to regenerate society - we are on the eve of universal change. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: To stir the masses, to appeal to their higher, better selves, to set them thinking To stir the masses, to appeal to their higher, better selves, to set them thinking for themselves, and to hold ever before them the ideal of mutual kindness and good will, based upon mutual interests, is to render real service to the cause of humanity. — Eugene V. Debs
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E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: I would not be a Moses to lead you into the Promised Land, because if 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
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: From the crown of my head to the soles of my feet I am Bolshevik, From the crown of my head to the soles of my feet I am Bolshevik, and proud of it. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: 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
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: Your Honor, years ago I recognized my kinship with all living beings, and I made Your Honor, years ago I recognized my kinship with all living beings, and I made up my mind that I was not one bit better than the meanest on earth. I said then, and I say now, that while there is a lower class, I am in it, and while there is a criminal element I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: The class which has the power to rob upon a large scale has also the 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
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: As a rule, large capitalists are Republicans and small capitalists are Democrats, but workingmen must As a rule, large capitalists are Republicans and small capitalists are Democrats, but workingmen must remember that they are all capitalists, and that the many small ones, like the fewer large ones, are all politically supporting their class interests, and this is always and everywhere the capitalist class. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Nat Friedman: Red Carpet has a nice package abstraction layer that allows us to support RPMs and Red Carpet has a nice package abstraction layer that allows us to support RPMs and DEBs transparently. — Nat Friedman
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: Be true to yourself and you cannot be a traitor to any good cause on Be true to yourself and you cannot be a traitor to any good cause on earth. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Jeff Lindsay: Debs stood in the rain and watched him go, which I am sure she intended Debs stood in the rain and watched him go, which I am sure she intended to make Wilkins nervous enough to leap from the car and confess, but considering the weather it struck me as excessive zeal. I got into the car and waited for her. — Jeff Lindsay
E.v. Debs Sayings By Jeff Lindsay: Whatever," I said. "The point is, if it's a child small enough to throw, then Whatever," I said. "The point is, if it's a child small enough to throw, then she lost so much blood here she has to be dead." "She's eighteen years old," Debs said. "Almost nineteen." "Then assuming she's average size, I don't think we want to try to catch somebody who could throw her that hard. If you shoot him, he might get very annoyed and pull off your arms." Deborah — Jeff Lindsay
E.v. Debs Sayings By Aleister Crowley: They look for a victim to chivy, and howl him down, and finally lynch him They look for a victim to chivy, and howl him down, and finally lynch him in a sheer storm of sexual frenzy which they honestly imagine to be moral indignation, patriotic passion or some equally allowable emotion, it may be an innocent Negro, a Jew like Leo Frank, a harmless half-witted German; a Christ-like idealist of the type of Debs, an enthusiastic reformer like Emma Goldman. — Aleister Crowley
E.v. Debs Sayings By Jeff Lindsay: Arabelle," Debs was saying. "Arabelle, please listen to me." Arabelle was not listening, and I Arabelle," Debs was saying. "Arabelle, please listen to me." Arabelle was not listening, and I didn't think my sister's vocal tone of combined anger and authority was well calculated to win over anyone - especially not someone who looked like she had been sent over from a casting office to play the part of a cleaning woman with no green card. — Jeff Lindsay
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: Only the very ignorant and foolish believe that a president who has surrounded himself with Only the very ignorant and foolish believe that a president who has surrounded himself with Wall Street darlings as cabinet ministers has any serious designs on the trusts. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Jeff Lindsay: Jackie gave a low gurgling laugh that made my toes curl and beamed at me. Jackie gave a low gurgling laugh that made my toes curl and beamed at me. "Thanks," she said. "Sergeant Morgan - your sister - we worked on it this weekend. At Bennie's." Bennie's was a cop bar, a place where off-duty police officers hung out - and sometimes stopped in for a quick snort while on duty. The clientele was not known to be friendly to non-cops who wandered in. If Deborah had taken Jackie to Bennie's, they had clearly bonded even more than I'd realized. "It's a really good place for background," Jackie said. "I have to send the writers there to see it." She winked at Deborah. "We did tequila shots. She's not so tough with a couple of drinks under her belt." Debs snorted, but didn't say anything. — Jeff Lindsay
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: I'd rather vote for something I want and not get it than vote for something 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
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: What can Labor do for itself? The answer is not difficult. Labor can organize, it What can Labor do for itself? The answer is not difficult. Labor can organize, it can unify; it can consolidate its forces. This done, it can demand and command. — Eugene V. Debs
E.v. Debs Sayings By Eugene V. Debs: Solidarity is not a matter of sentiment but a fact, cold and impassive as the Solidarity is not a matter of sentiment but a fact, cold and impassive as the granite foundations of a skyscraper. If the basic elements, identity of interest, clarity of vision, honesty of intent, and oneness of purpose, or any of these is lacking, all sentimental pleas for solidarity, and all other efforts to achieve it will be barren of results. — Eugene V. Debs