Mary Heaton Vorse quotes

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English audiences of working people are like an instrument that responds to the player. Thought ripples up and down them, and if i ...
... no one knows anything about a strike until he has seen it break down into its component parts of human beings.
Before Lawrence, I had known a good deal about labor, but I had not felt about it. I had not got angry. In Lawrence I got angry. I ...
In the end we will listen to the voice of the machines. We will have to. There is no choice. We will not go back to tallow dips wh ...
All our civilization had meant nothing. The same culture that had nurtured the kindly enlightened people among whom I had been bro ...
... peace is a militant thing ... any peace movement must have behind it a higher passion than the desire for war. No one can be a ...
... gathering news in Russia was like mining coal with a hatpin.
The spectacle of misery grew in its crushing volume. There seemed to be no end to the houses full of hunted starved children. Chil ...
This philosophy of hate, of religious and racial intolerance, with its passionate urge toward war, is loose in the world. It is th ...
What if all the forces of society were bent upon developing [poor] children? What if society's business were making people instead ...
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