Best Quotes by Mother Jones (Top 10)

  1. I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a hell-raiser.
  2. I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.
  3. Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.
  4. Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.
  5. Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.
  6. The employment of children is doing more to fill prisons, insane asylums, almshouses, reformatories, slums, and gin shops than all the efforts of reformers are doing to improve society.
  7. No matter what the fight, don't be ladylike!
  8. I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country. You don't need a vote to raise hell! You need convictions and a voice!
  9. My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing.
  10. My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong.

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