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Employment Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Employment

Please enjoy these Employment Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

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Civil liberty is the status of the man who is guaranteed
by law and civil institutions the exclusive employment
of all his own powers for his own welfare.
- William Graham Sumner

With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines.
The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand
patterns and employment structures.
- Ernst Engel

People told me, when I was coming through the ranks,
that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with
the period of unemployment as well as they deal with
the period of employment.
- Claudia Black

 

I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put
the right emphasis on growth and employment.
- Angela Merkel

The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days
ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure
of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated.
- David Douglas

I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment,
which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office.
- Dean Acheson

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As it turns out, social scientists have established
only one fact about single women's mental health:
employment improves it.
- Susan Faludi

I felt alienated by the experience and decided to stay
away from corporate employment.
- Lee Child

And there is no trade or employment but the young man
following it may become a hero.
- Walt Whitman

I want, in this school, that one sex shall have equal
advantage with the other,
and I want particularly that females shall have open
to them every employment suitable to their sex.
- Leland Stanford

So, Mr. President, what is wrong with the fair employment practice bill?
- Dennis Chavez

With the changing economy, no one has lifetime employment.
But community colleges provide lifetime employability.
- Barack Obama

I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment
does not always evince its propriety.
- Jane Austen

Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet.
- Oliver Goldsmith

The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer,
that man is my master, let me call him what I will.
- Henry George

The very first essential for success is a perpetually
constant and regular employment of violence.
- Adolf Hitler

Like all citizens, Ms.
McNeill has the right to be free from unlawful employment
practices such as sex discrimination and retaliation.
- John Hawkins

The retirement system that is in place for members
of Congress and other federal workers features what
is known as the Federal Employment Retirement Plan.
- Virgil Goode

Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding
of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment
for spectators or employment for athletes.
- Milton Friedman

Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment
contracts have less protection than in the past.
- Jacques Delors

I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of
an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment.
- Angelina Grimke

Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board,
on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy,
revenues went up, not down.
- Jack Kemp

We need to have a strong economy that can create employment
opportunities and that can also produce the revenue
that we need to defend our country at home and abroad.
- Robert Menendez

I forced myself to think what is the new concept and
it became clear to me that it was risk,
not only in technology and ecology, but in life and employment,
too.
- Ulrich Beck

Prosperous farmers mean more employment,
more prosperity for the workers and the business men
of every industrial area in the whole country.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Don't believe those who claim that only left wing parties
really care about employment.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

Liberals say we should end employment discrimination.
I say we should end employment.
- Bob Black

As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas,
cities halfway across America have begun to see an
influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment.
- Spencer Bachus

Pursuing employment or climatic relief,
we live in voluntary exile from our extended families and our longer past,
but in an involuntary exile from ourselves and our own past.
- John Thorn

Not only our future economic soundness but the very
soundness of our democratic institutions depends on
the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

If we guarantee employment for some,
we jeopardize employment for everyone.
- Albert Dunlap

All social workers want is to get everyone involved in a programme.
Because a programme provides full employment for three
generations of social workers.
And they mess up.
- David Eddings

Self criticism must be my guide to action,
and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue,
only a procedure.
- Kingsley Amis

The employment laws are completely unrealistic.
You cannot overcome that in only 10 years.
It will take at least another generation before young
people are properly qualified.
- Helen Suzman

If borrowing and spending all this money led to more
jobs than we would be at full employment already.
- Paul Ryan

I'm getting paid to do what I got in trouble for in the 7th grade.
I absolutely love what I do and thank my lucky stars
for twenty-five years of full-time employment in this business.
- Rob Paulsen

Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed.
It will be their employment for ever.
- Albert Barnes

The most positive step is to try to expand the employment base by making it,
if not economically friendly, at least not economically disastrous,
for studios to take on deficits.
- Dick Wolf

I have the impression that cycling is no longer a game
but rather an employment...
a job.
- Bernard Hinault

The incognito of lower class employment is an effective
cloak for any dagger one might wish to hide.
- Margaret Cho

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state,
than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Yes.
We do think that the stimulus package is raising GDP
and raising employment relative to what would have happened otherwise.
- Doug Elmendorf

When it came time to find employment,
I set my sights on becoming an engineer at a home electronics manufacturer,
a field that was closely related to my major at university.
- Koichi Tanaka

There is no reason inherent in the real resources available
to us why we cannot move rapidly within the next two
or three years to a state of genuine full employment.
- William Vickrey

As the president of Kosovo, I am more concerned about
the current situation with the employment standing
at around 70 % of the population,
which is young, with great potential,
speaking many foreign languages and having wide expertise.
- Ibrahim Rugova

It is true that they paid much more attention to the
trade unions because the trade unions were after all
speaking for the rights and conditions of working men
and women in their employment.
- Barbara Castle

But clearly an economy that's growing and expanding like this one -
and it certainly is doing that with high GDP output,
employment numbers strong, capacity utilization strong -
that's an environment in which the Fed needs to continually
be alert to early signs of inflation.
- John W. Snow

Worse there cannot be; a better, I believe,
there may be, by giving energy to the capital and skill
of the country to produce exports,
by increasing which, alone, can we flatter ourselves
with the prospect of finding employment for that part
of our population now unemployed.
- Joseph Hume

I belong to the generation of workers who,
born in the villages and hamlets of rural Poland,
had the opportunity to acquire education and find employment in industry,
becoming in the course conscious of their rights and importance in society.
- Lech Walesa

The real and effectual discipline which is exercised
over a workman is that of his customers.
It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains
his frauds and corrects his negligence.
- Adam Smith

As a member of Congress, I believe it is the responsibility
of those elected to represent the people at every level
of government to ensure that our government works to
ensure that every person who wants gainful employment has it.
- Leonard Boswell

I define genuine full employment as a situation where
there are at least as many job openings as there are
persons seeking employment,
probably calling for a rate of unemployment,
as currently measured, of between 1 and 2 percent.
- William Vickrey

In order to be rated as good as a good man in the field of her earnings,
she must show herself better than he.
She must be more steady, or more trustworthy,
or more skilled, or more cheap in order to have the
same chance of employment.
- Florence Kelley

My father was a civil servant, fairly sort of middle ranking,
low to middle ranking.
He worked almost entirely in what was then called Administrative Labour,
dealing with employment and unemployment issues.
- John Hume

State and local government, with financial support
from the federal government,
should offer a program to educate and train foster
children for employment and provide them with financial assistance,
as needed, until they reach age 21.
- Charles Foster Bass

Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one
in which any reasonably responsible person willing
to accept available employment can find a job paying
a living wage within 48 hours.
- William Vickrey

Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings;
a round of little cares,
or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs,
they become naturally only objects of sense.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

If the Constitution is worth anything,
if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything,
if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain,
fair employment practices are correct and necessary.
- Dennis Chavez

Certainly other things we can do, we gotta promote after-school employment,
give kids an opportunity, raising the minimum wage was part of that,
we can't expect that young people are going to feel
they can make a living out there for such low wages.
- Matt Gonzalez

I don't advise a haircut, man.
All hairdressers are in the employment of the government.
Hairs are your aerials.
They pick up signals from the cosmos,
and transmit them directly into the brain.
This is the reason bald-headed men are uptight.
- the movie Withnail & I

And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land;
but how long shall be my abode,
or what employment He has for me there,
I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only.
- Donald Cargill

During the period of capital moving from one employment to another,
the profits on that to which capital is flowing will be relatively high,
but will continue so no longer than till the requisite capital is obtained.
- David Ricardo

The Indians, however, could not migrate from one part
of the United States to another;
neither could they obtain employment as readily as white people,
either upon or beyond the Indian reservations.
- Nelson A. Miles

Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one:
to preserve price stability,
to foster maximum sustainable growth in output and employment,
and to promote a stable and efficient financial system
that serves all Americans well and fairly.
- Ben Bernanke

Achieving price stability is not only important in itself,
it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve's
other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment
and moderate long-term interest rates.
- Ben Bernanke

Unionization, as opposed to communism,
presupposes the relation of employment;
it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes
fully and unreservedly the institution of private property
and the right to investment profit.
- John L. Lewis

If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues
on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain
the focus on long-term price stability as monetary
policy's greatest contribution to general economic
prosperity and maximum employment.
- Ben Bernanke

The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws,
but the truth is many private and public sector workers
are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment,
yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.
- Linda Chavez

Second, there were the discussions and drafts leading
up to the White Paper on Employment Policy of 1944
in which the UK government accepted the maintenance
of employment as an obligation of governmental policy.
- James Meade

Government's role should be only to keep the playing field level,
and to work hand in hand with business on issues such as employment.
But beyond this, to as great an extent as possible,
it should get the hell out of the way.
- Jesse Ventura


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