Leon Jouhaux

True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.

Leon Jouhaux

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Ann Richards I travel all over the country making speeches for people I believe in.
Gertrude Stein We are always the same age inside.
Immanuel Kant Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Wilford Brimley What I know about poker, you can fit into a thimble with room left over, but I'm learning.
Charles Babbage At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.
Mark Goddard I'm not a great science fiction fan myself. I probably feel that way about Westerns. Like I used to play Cowboys and Indians, they can act out Will and the Robot.
Andre Breton Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
Kate Millett The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional manipulation which the male is free to exploit, since love is the only circumstance in which the female is (ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity.
Joseph Conrad A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
Willa Cather There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
Tryon Edwards Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.
Jacques Barzun Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.
Peter Jennings I think you can be cynical about religion on occasion, and certainly skeptical about the degree to which some people use religion to manipulate other people.
Walter Rudolf Hess The only positive finding which could be drawn from the first series, was the conclusion that the relationships obviously had a more complicated lay-out than had been thought, for the effects were so varied that no obedience to any law could be discovered.
Arthur Conan Doyle How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
David Seabury Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.
Marcus Mumford I think it was T.S. Eliot who talked about good poetry being felt before it's understood. I believe that. There are some bands where I love their lyrics but I don't have a clue what they're on about.
Henry Miller Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
Naveen Jain In the business world today, failure is apparently not an option. We need to change this attitude toward failure - and celebrate the idea that only by falling on our collective business faces do we learn enough to succeed down the road.
Andrew Jackson Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit.

Leon Jouhaux

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