Walter Reuther Quotes (5 quotes)
“There's a direct relationship between the ballot box and the bread box, and what the union fights for and wins at the bargaining table can be taken away in the legislative halls.”
Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the United Auto Workers, Vol. 22 (1970)
“Labor is not fighting for a larger slice of the national pie. Labor is fighting for a larger pie.”
Writing in The New Republic, Vol. 114 (1946)
“Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!”
The Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848)
“It's just not easy to explain to someone else what you don't understand yourself.”
Poems, New and Collected, 1957-1997 (2000 edition), p. xv
“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.”
The Mourning Bride (1697), Act III, sc. i
“A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race.”
―Joseph Smith, Jr.
Topical Quotes of the Prophet Joseph Smith (2007 edition), Cedar Fort - ISBN: 9780882908304
“As I grow older and older, And totter toward the tomb, I find that I care less and less, Who goes to bed with whom.”
―Dorothy L. Sayers
As quoted in "The Random House large print book of jokes and anecdotes: for anyone who needs a laugh", edited by Joseph Claro, 1994, p. 210. Also in: Lantern, Volume 38, Union Education Department, 1989, p. 14
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWalter Reuther
Born: September 1, 1907
Died: May 9, 1970 (aged 62)
Bio: Walter Philip Reuther was an American labor union leader, who made the United Automobile Workers a major force not only in the auto industry but also in the Democratic Party in the mid 20th century. He was a socialist in the early 1930s becoming a leading liberal and supporter of the New Deal coalition.
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