Quotes with union
The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.
Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply into each other’s pocket that they cannot separately plunder a third.
The unions might be good for the people who are in the unions but it doesn't do a thing for the people who are unemployed. Because the union keeps down the number of jobs, it doesn't do a thing for them.
Interview with Brian Lamb, In Depth Book TV (2000)
Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.
The defeat of the Democratic party in 1860 has been followed by the revolt of several of the states from the Union, and by the present terrible civil war because it was defeated by a sectional party. We probate that revolt as unnecessary, unjustifiable, unholy! Devoted to the constitution, we invoke the vengeance of God upon all who raise their sacrilegious hands against it; whether wearing the soft gloves of peace, or the bloody gauntlets of war.
Lecture in 1862.
In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
Social Studies (1981)
With all my devotion to the Union and the feeling and loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind against my relatives, my children, my home. I have therefore resigned my commission in the Army, and save in defense of my native State -- with the sincere hope that my poor services may never be used -- I hope I may never be called on to draw my sword.
On resigning his commission (1861). He was soon appointed to the Virginia Militia and later headed the Confederate Army.
If Virginia stands by the old Union, so will I. But if she secedes,... then I will follow my native state with my sword and, if need be, with my life.
Before Virginia joined the Confederacy (1861).