Jacob Riis Quotes & Sayings

6 most famous Jacob Riis quotes and sayings (journalist).

Jacob Riis Quotes
“The slum is the measure of civilization.”
Jacob Riis Quotes
“The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.”
“Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.”
Jacob Riis Quotes
“Some defeats are only installments to victory.”
Jacob Riis Quotes
“When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it.”
“I'd look at one of my stonecutters hammering away at the rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet, at the hundred and first blow it would split in two, and I knew it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.”

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