Quotes: labour

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  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    All labour is directed towards producing some effect.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
    Anthony Trollope
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    As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.
  • Arthur Scargill
    Arthur Scargill
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    Contrast that with the call of the Liberal Democrats in April, when they were prepared to call upon the British people to participate in a 24-hour strike. It shows how far to the right the Labour Party's gone.
  • Barbara Amiel
    Barbara Amiel
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    Dictatorships do cut down on rape, and pillage, not to mention sexual harassment, by the simple expedient of sending people to labour camps for life or cutting off their hands without a trial.
  • Anne Campbell
    Anne Campbell
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    Elections are also about the future - the pledges that we are making for this country. For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK, and beyond, Labour really is the only choice.
  • For those unfortunate enough to experience it, long-term unemployment - now, as in the 1930s - is a tragedy. And, for society as a whole, there is the danger that the productive capacity of a significant portion of the labour force will be impaired.
  • Anne Campbell
    Anne Campbell
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    I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
    Aneurin Bevan
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    I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
  • Theresa May
    Theresa May
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    I'm sick and tired of government ministers in this Labour government who simply blame other people when things go wrong.
  • Carol Bellamy
    Carol Bellamy
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    It's estimated that there may be two hundred and fifty million children in the world engaged in some form of exploitative child labour.
  • Labour is but refreshment from repose.
    Source: Greenland (1827) canto 2
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Labour is still the road to prosperity, and there is no other.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    Labour may be shortly divided into positive and negative labour: positive, that which produces life; negative, that which produces death.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
    Adam Smith
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    Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Labour without joy is base. Labour without sorrow is base. Sorrow without labour is base. Joy without labour is base.
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