Quotes: livelihood

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  • Arthur Capper
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    A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood.
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
    Claude D. Pepper
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    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.
  • Peter Gabriel
    Peter Gabriel
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    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]
  • Anita Roddick
    Anita Roddick
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    But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.
  • Hippocrates
    Hippocrates
    Greek physician 460BC-370BC
    Hippocrates
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    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.
  • Hitopadesa
    Hitopadesa
    Indian text in Sanskrit
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    Learning is a livelihood.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    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.
  • Billy Mays
    Billy Mays
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    My voice, my likeness is my livelihood. That's it. I keep it simple. I pick good products.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    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.
  • Nelson Algren
    Nelson Algren
    American writer 1909-1981
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    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.
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