James Connolly Quotes

"The worker is the slave of capitalist society, the female worker is the slave of that slave."
- James Connolly
(Related: Society)

"If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!"
- James Connolly
(Related: Force, Spirit, Will)

"Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration."
- James Connolly
(Related: People, Inspiration, Literature)