Eugene Victor Debs, 1855 - 1926
Born: 5 November 1855, Terre Haute, Indiana
Died: 20 October 1926, Elmhurst, Illinois
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- I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world. permalink
- The rights of one are as sacred as the rights of a million. permalink
- When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. The minority are right. permalink
- When we are in partnership and have stopped clutching each other's throats, when we have stopped enslaving each other, we will stand together, hands clasped, and be friends. we will be comrades, we will be brothers, and we will begin the march to the grandest civilization the human race has ever known. permalink
- Years ago I recognized my kinship with all living things, and I made up my mind that I was not one bit better than the meanest on the earth. I said then and I say now, that while there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. permalink
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