Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.

By : Grace Abbott 0 Likes          


It will take a long time, and certainly the West will remain the dominant civilization well into the next century, but the decline is occurring.

By : Samuel P. Huntington

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That a literature in our time is living is shown in that way that it debates problems.

By : Georg Brandes

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You hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, 'That man is a Red, that man is a Communist!' You never hear a real American talk like that.

By : Frank Hague

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I thought, well I can do that. I couldn't be bothered writing a book review, because I'd have to read the book, I haven't got time to read a whole book for a fifty dollar write-up.

By : Eddie Campbell

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I have very little hope that any permission can be gained for your organization. However, I shall place it in a special folder with similar applications and raise the question from time to time with such people here as may have authority.

By : Anna Louise Strong

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When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream, and you need not be surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory.

By : Robert Louis Stevenson

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The one important thing you do as boss is you set the standard. The minute you go in and say 'we'll let it go this time,' you set a new standard, which is lower. So you cannot do that.

By : Bill Kurtis

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The first time I sang in the church choir

By : Fred Allen

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It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life.

By : Henry Walter Bates

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You could say that everything the musicians have learned and known over the years, all of their technical resources, are in a dialogue with the things they are discovering every time, as if it was the first time.

By : Fred Frith

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I spend a lot of time working as a painter and in my studio I go from upstairs where I paint to downstairs where I play and record, so I get this thing crossing over.

By : Andy Summers

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To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.

By : James A. Baldwin

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