Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
There is no law for farm labor organizing, save the law of the jungle.
There are vivid memories from my childhood - what we had to go through because of low wages and the conditions, basically because there was no union. I suppose, if I wanted to be fair, I could say that I'm trying to settle a personal score. I could dramatize it by saying that I want to bring social justice to farm workers.
The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.
Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves - and be free.
We learned many years ago that the rich may have money, but the poor have time.
In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.
If you want to remember me, organize!
Since the Church is to be servant to the poor, it is our fault if that wealth is not channeled to help the poor in our world.
The end of all knowledge should be service to others.