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  •  Just an aside about internet quotes ... (0+ / 0-)

    Gandhi actually did NOT say:

    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
    At least according to WikiQuotes, which actually has a citation to the best bet for the original quote:
    "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. And that, is what is going to happen to the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America." 1918 US trade union address by Nicholas Klein:
    with this Link as a reference

    But kinda cool it was said by a trade union activist, yeah?

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