Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
John Mitchell
John Mitchell
John Mitchell.
BornFebruary 4, 1870
Braidwood, Illinois
DiedSeptember 9, 1919
New York, New York
Labor official. President of the United Mine Workers of America 1898-1908, best known for settling the Pennsylvania coal strike of 1902. Author of Organized Labor (1903) and The Wage Earner and His Problems (1913).

The repository contains one quote from John Mitchell.


There is nothing so pleasing to the typical manager as the sound of his own voice echoing through the empty heads of an ignorant workforce.