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Brief author info: Mother Jones (1830-1930) (Mary Harris Jones) American labor activist Born Mary Harris in Ireland; moved to United States in 1835; became teacher, then dressmaker; married member of Iron Molders Union (1861); husband and four children died in Memphis yellow fever epidemic; returned to dressmaking business, which was later destroyed by the 1871 Chicago fire; began attending meetings at Knights of Labor hall; by 1890s, was organizer for United Mine Workers of America (UMWA); worked extensively in western Virginia; active in Colorado coal miners' strikes (1903-1904); strong fighter for worker's rights; publicized evils of child labor.
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"No matter what your fight," I said, "don't be ladylike! God Almighty made woman, and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies."
Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.
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Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
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I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
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A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
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Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends.
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