"I believe that no man who holds a leader's position should ever accept favors from either side. He is then committed to show favors. A leader must stand alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Mother Jones on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Mother Jones on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Mother Jones on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Mother Jones on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Mother Jones on Marilyn Monroe
"If they want to hang me, let them. And on the scaffold I will shout Freedom for the working class!"