I am, of course, aware that the ultimate solution is the ownership and control of the means of life by the whole of the people; but we are not at that stage of development as yet.
I have raised the morals and sobriety of the people.
The land of Ireland for the people of Ireland.
It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow.
Comrades - We are living in momentous times.
Stop at home. Arm for Ireland. Fight for Ireland and no other land.
We shall not fight for the preservation of the enemy, which has laid waste with death and desolation the fields and hills of Ireland for 700 years.
By God's help, and the intelligent use of their own strong right arms they could accomplish great things.
Man must be associated with his fellows.
I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips.
A mutual arrangement, I repeat, is the only satisfactory medium whereby the present system can be carried on with any degree of satisfaction, and in such an arrangement the employers have more to gain than the workers.
The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.
For years and years I have done the work I was born for.
Therefore it is essential that some means should be sought whereby the work of the nation may be carried on without constant yet at present necessary dislocation.
I am careful about my conduct because I know this cause requires clean men.