Should first they ignore you…

“And, my friends, in this story you have a history of this entire movement. First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to you.”  

–from the General Executive Board Report and Proceedings [of The] Biennial Convention, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, 1914.



This quote is sometimes mis-attributed to Mahatma Gandhi as “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”

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