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Jimmy Hoffa Quotes: You almost had to live through it to really know the gut ripping misery of the depression during the early thirties which led to labor's bloodiest and most violent days.
         

You almost had to live through it to really know the gut ripping misery of the depression during the early thirties which led to labor's bloodiest and most violent days.


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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.



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.



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.





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I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.-Thomas Jefferson



It is a sad thing to me that in this world a persons value is measured by the size of their wallet.

It is a sad thing to me that in this world a persons value is measured by the size of their wallet.



As a Buddhist, I see no distinction between religious practice and daily life. Religious practice is a twenty-four hour occupation.

As a Buddhist, I see no distinction between religious practice and daily life. Religious practice is a twenty-four hour occupation.



Attitude is a state of mind that results in an action taken or anemotion displayed. Attitude, in the end, is a motivator or that whichgenerates or reflects motives.

Attitude is a state of mind that results in an action taken or anemotion displayed. Attitude, in the end, is a motivator or that whichgenerates or reflects motives.



It is terrifying to people when women step up and start owning the story that they have not owned. And I'm seeing so much of this, and it is a seismic shift.

It is terrifying to people when women step up and start owning the story that they have not owned. And I'm seeing so much of this, and it is a seismic shift.



Steve Jobs was a real rock star to me. I looked forward to his products like people look forward to albums.

Steve Jobs was a real rock star to me. I looked forward to his products like people look forward to albums.



My creative process involves reading books and magazines, writing outside, and moving around a lot. I like to pace around when I'm writing songs.

My creative process involves reading books and magazines, writing outside, and moving around a lot. I like to pace around when I'm writing songs.



It’s not part of our Constitution to assume that we are the world’s policemen.

It’s not part of our Constitution to assume that we are the world’s policemen.



Someone stole my heart. I haven't gotten it back, because I haven't found anyone to steal it back for me.

Someone stole my heart. I haven't gotten it back, because I haven't found anyone to steal it back for me.




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