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Jimmy Hoffa Quotes: In the ten years I was president of the Teamsters, I had raised the membership from eight hundred thousand to more than 2 million and made it the largest single labor union the world.
         

In the ten years I was president of the Teamsters, I had raised the membership from eight hundred thousand to more than 2 million and made it the largest single labor union the world.


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I've told you before and I'll tell you again. The strong survive and the weak disappear. We do not intend to disappear.

I've told you before and I'll tell you again. The strong survive and the weak disappear. We do not intend to disappear.



Don't let any man into your cab, your home, or your heart, unless he's a friend of labor.

Don't let any man into your cab, your home, or your heart, unless he's a friend of labor.



In the old days all you needed was a handshake. Nowadays you need forty lawyers.

In the old days all you needed was a handshake. Nowadays you need forty lawyers.



I do to others what they do to me, only worse.

I do to others what they do to me, only worse.



There are simply no public figures today who so challenge the elite business and government establishment and so champion the working class as Jimmy Hoffa did almost daily and with arrogance.

There are simply no public figures today who so challenge the elite business and government establishment and so champion the working class as Jimmy Hoffa did almost daily and with arrogance.



I may have my faults, but being wrong ain't one of them.

I may have my faults, but being wrong ain't one of them.



But to hear Kennedy when he was grandstanding in front of the McClellan Committee you might have thought I was making as much out of the pension fund as the Kennedys made out of selling whiskey.

But to hear Kennedy when he was grandstanding in front of the McClellan Committee you might have thought I was making as much out of the pension fund as the Kennedys made out of selling whiskey.



Hell, I'm not saying I'm an angel, but when it came to dirty tricks I couldn't hold a candle to the Irish Mafia.

Hell, I'm not saying I'm an angel, but when it came to dirty tricks I couldn't hold a candle to the Irish Mafia.



Rome wasn't built in a day, but man, did they get a break on the labor.

Rome wasn't built in a day, but man, did they get a break on the labor.



Run from a knife and rush a gun.

Run from a knife and rush a gun.





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Simple, don't tell about something exist in an extinction and don't tell about something extinct in an existence.

Simple, don't tell about something exist in an extinction and don't tell about something extinct in an existence.



I am a traveler. I am a nomad. I rarely sleep in the same bed more than three or four nights. And I know hotel life better than anyone.

I am a traveler. I am a nomad. I rarely sleep in the same bed more than three or four nights. And I know hotel life better than anyone.



The world is fine. Our place on it is precarious.

The world is fine. Our place on it is precarious.



Moderation is a fear of falling into that envy and contempt which those who grow giddy with their good fortune quite justly draw upon themselves. It is a vain boasting of the greatness of our mind.

Moderation is a fear of falling into that envy and contempt which those who grow giddy with their good fortune quite justly draw upon themselves. It is a vain boasting of the greatness of our mind.



There is an empty place within me where my heart once was.

There is an empty place within me where my heart once was.



People getting along doesn't sell very well in the news. I find that to be deeply depressing. I don't even talk about it on stage, because it would take too long to explain.

People getting along doesn't sell very well in the news. I find that to be deeply depressing. I don't even talk about it on stage, because it would take too long to explain.



My votes against the education bill and my votes against the Medicare bill got huge play at home.

My votes against the education bill and my votes against the Medicare bill got huge play at home.



Us visual thinkers like me, be good at things like industrial design, graphics, art, those kind of jobs.

Us visual thinkers like me, be good at things like industrial design, graphics, art, those kind of jobs.



I think every job you have to lie to get. You always say how wonderful it all is, that it's an amazing script - "I love you, you're such a great director." I think every actor does that.

I think every job you have to lie to get. You always say how wonderful it all is, that it's an amazing script - "I love you, you're such a great director." I think every actor does that.



Sometimes the best things look the strangest.

Sometimes the best things look the strangest.




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