Please find below a curated list of 187 of The Best Cotton Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Cotton Quotes that resonate.
At the age of five years to enter a spinning-cotton or other factory, and from that time forth to sit there daily, first ten, then twelve, and ultimately fourteen hours, performing the same mechanical labour, is to purchase dearly the satisfaction of drawing breath. But this is the fate of millions, and that of millions more is analogous to it.
Behind the cotton wool is hidden a pattern; that we—I mean all human beings—are connected with this; that the whole world is a work of art; that we are parts of the work of art. Hamlet or a Beethoven quartet is the truth about this vast mass that we call the world. But there is no Shakespeare, there is no Beethoven; certainly and emphatically there is no God; we are the words; we are the music; we are the thing itself.
This isn’t a mob, won’t need to change the names. Everyone around you has murdered someone, something sacred. There isn’t one nail without dirt under it. There isn’t any white cotton panties that aren’t soaked and stained red. It’s better to push something when it’s slipping, than to risk being dragged down.