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Claude D. Pepper
American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-19890
Age-based retirement arbitrarily severs productive persons from their livelihood, squanders their talents, scars their health, strains an already overburdened Social Security system, and drives many elderly people into poverty and despair. Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.
As the band got more successful, it was increasingly difficult to get people to take a risk with something that might jeopardize their livelihood. [On Genesis]
Greek physician 460BC-370BC0
I swear... to hold my teacher in this art equal to my own parents; to make him partner in my livelihood; when he is in need of money to share mine with him; to consider his family as my own brothers and to teach them this art, if they want to learn it, without fee or indenture.
Indian text in Sanskrit0
Learning is a livelihood.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-17990
People often become scholars for the same reason they become soldiers: simply because they are unfit for any other station. Their right hand has to earn them a livelihood; one might say they lie down like bears in winter and seek sustenance from their paws.
American writer 1909-19810
The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the stage when he has the whole world to act in, is not clear to me.