Quotes by compensation
Quotes 1 till 12 of 12.
American politician and member 1948-
Careful economic research has shown public-sector workers receive a level of compensation, pension benefits, and retiree health coverage in excess of what comparable workers in the private sector enjoy. In some instances, the total premium can be 30 percent or higher.
American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely.
American physician, research scientist, and author 1869-1970
Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation.
American politician 1940-
Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
Aaron C. Brown
American finance practitioner 1956-
Most people wander through life, carelessly taking whatever risk crosses their paths without compensation, but never consciously accepting extra risk to pick up the money and other good things lying all around them.Source: The Poker Face of Wall Street (2006) Ch. 3
Anglo-American banker 1951-
My obligation is to the owners of Barclays, my shareholders. They hired me. People who criticise compensation for individuals in isolation at, say, BarCap, individuals who don't work in the U.K. and are competing with U.S., German or Asian banks, they should look at all these factors.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.
Russian chess grandmaster 1937-
Nowadays the dynamic element is more important in chess - players more often sacrifice material to obtain dynamic compensation.
Danish philosopher 1813-1855
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they never use.
American musician, record producer, and actor 1949-
They prospect of seeing oneself in the mirror clean-shaven is too close to a Vincent Price film... a prospect not to be contemplated, no matter the compensation.
American entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist 1976-
Walk away from anyone who is unduly focused on vacation and compensation. It's a sign of potential trouble. No matter how talented you are, if you don't really want to work at TOMS, you'll never work out here.
American writer 1842-1914
Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.