Ralph Chaplin quotes

  • It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites.
    -- Ralph Chaplin

    #Believe #Race #World

  • The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.
    -- Ralph Chaplin

    #Men #Class #Honor

  • Mourn not the dead that in the cool earth lie, but rather mourn the apathetic, throng the coward and the meek who see the world's great anguish and its wrong, and dare not speak.
    -- Ralph Chaplin

    #Honesty #Lying #Integrity

  • Big Business can make laws as easily as it can break them - and with as little impunity.
    -- Ralph Chaplin

    #Law #Littles #Break

  • Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting.
    -- Ralph Chaplin

    #Names #Differences #Blood

  • The facts will speak for themselves. Credit them or not, but read!
    -- Ralph Chaplin

    #Facts #Credit #Speak

  • The minds of men are at last aroused; reason looks out and justifies her own, and malice finds all her work is ruin.
    -- Ralph Chaplin

    #Men #Mind #Looks

  • I believe that whatever comes at a particular time is a blessing from God.

  • Time is swift, it races by; Opportunities are born and die... Still you wait and will not try - A bird with wings who dares not rise and fly.

  • Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within. Freedom is never granted; it is won. Justice is never given; it is exacted.

  • Science is global. Einstein's equation, E=mc2, has to reach everywhere. Science is a beautiful gift to humanity, we should not distort it. Science does not differentiate between multiple races.

  • Thus would I double my life's fading space;For he that runs it well, runs twice his race.

  • ...Let us discard all this quibbling about this man and the other man-this race and that race and the other race being inferior, and therefore they must be placed in and inferior position...Let us discard all these things, and unite as one people throughout this land, until we shall once more stand up declaring that all men are created equal.

  • The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.

  • God help us if we ever take the theater out of the auction business or anything else. It would be an awfully boring world.

  • Who made the world I cannot tell; 'Tis made, and here am I in hell. My hand, though now my knuckles bleed, I never soiled with such a deed.

  • I am not a pessimist but a pejorist (as George Eliot said she was not an optimist but a meliorist); and that philosophy is founded on my observation of the world, not on anything so trivial and irrelevant as personal history.