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Richard Grimes Quotes

I hope you find these Richard Grimes Quotes inspiring and motivational.

You know, when something like, even like a coal mine disaster,
or something like this, you think that well everybody's
going to make a run to be able to get out,
but it happened to fast that they were just all dead.
- Richard Grimes

It's like there was the Union, and then there's the Union Management.
In some of the strikes that I covered when I saw the
strike starting to break,
wasn't necessarily when Management was giving in,
more so than when the strikers were at odds with the Union Management.
- Richard Grimes

We had had several mine disasters where workers,
some of the workers were rescued.
It was, you know, who was lucky and who weren't.
Some would find the air pockets But,
in this one,
bam, it was just, everybody was gone and it greatly depressed the state.
- Richard Grimes

The business manager was doing fine back in his office
while they were out on the line,
hungry.
And, so they started to see a lot of that and there was,
that maybe the leadership had its own cause.
More so than the miners, you know, it was like a power struggle.
- Richard Grimes


 

I can remember going back a couple of years later and,
you know, think about it and I was doing a,
kind of a political survey, door to door,
and everything and I couldn't find any men in the town.
It was very strange, you know.
- Richard Grimes

It took about six years to get the Black Lung stuff.
It didn't come just instantly.
Sometimes, I see lobby groups, today,
upset because they work the whole session and nothing happens.
- Richard Grimes

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)


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You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
- Horace

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Don't worry when you are not recognized,
but strive to be worthy of recognition.
- Abraham Lincoln

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

To love what you do and feel that it matters,
how on earth could anything be more fun.
- Katherine Graham

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Don't let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden


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