I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
The idea of equal rights was in the air.
How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart.
Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.
The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite.
If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing, her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and get drunk with it and beat her afterwards. It was his dollar.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that is just and true and noble, is the highest use of life.