Voltairine De Cleyre Quotes

Voltairine De Cleyre Quotes: Let every woman ask herself:
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Voltairine De Cleyre Quote: I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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Quotes about Voltairine De Cleyre: And sometimes when I am weary, When the path is thorny and Wild, I'll look back to the Eyes in the twilight, Back to the eyes that smiled. And pray that a wreath like a rainbow May slip from the beautiful past, And Crown me again with the sweet, strong love And keep me, and hold me fast.
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Quote about Voltairine De Cleyre: As long as the working-people fold hands and pray the gods in Washington to give them work, so long they will not get it.
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Voltairine De Cleyre Sayings: But what the working-class can do, when once they grow into a solidified organization, is to show the possessing class, through a sudden cessation of all work, that the whole social structure rests on them; that the possessions of the others are absolutely worthless to them without the workers' activity; that such protests, such strikes, are inherent in the system of property and will continually recur until the whole thing is abolished -- and having shown that effectively, proceed to expropriate.
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Voltairine De Cleyre Saying: What I say is, that the real non-resistants can believe in direct action only, never in political action. For the basis of all political action is coercion; even when the State does good things, it finally rests on a club, a gun, or a prison, for its power to carry them through.
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