Eugene Victor Debs

1855 - 1926

A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs on conquest, fighting, and history

Wars throughout history have been waged for conquest and plunder. . . . the master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs

Riches are the savings of many in the hands of one.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs on sacred

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The rights of one are as sacred as the rights of a million.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs on citizenship, country, earth, and world

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs on civilization, discontent, intelligence, life, progress, and satisfaction

If it had not been for the discontent of a few fellows who had not been satisfied with their conditions, you would still be living in caves. Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. Progress is born of agitation. It is agitation or stagnation.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs on children and military

I would no more teach children military training than teach them arson, robbery, or assassination.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs on change, history, majorities, minorities, and principles

When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. The minority are right.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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A Quote by Eugene Victor Debs on crime and soul

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While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.

Eugene Victor Debs (1855 - 1926)

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