Quotes by workers

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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Academic Marxism is a fantasy world, and unctuous compassion-sweepstakes, into which real workers or peasants never penetrate.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    As more workers lose manufacturing jobs as companies cut back, some are being forced into lower-paying retail jobs. But they still have union cards in their wallets.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
    German politician 1954-
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    At the beginning of the 60's our country called the foreign workers to come to Germany and now they live in our country. We kidded ourselves a while, we said: 'They won't stay, sometime they will be gone.' But this isn't reality.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
    Bill James
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    Baseball would be a quite remarkable activity if it was the one place in the world where your co-workers didn't have any impact on how productive you were. But in fact, baseball is a high-stress occupation, and those sort of stress-inducing activities... just have a huge impact on how the team functions, I think.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
    Bob Beauprez
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    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.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
    German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
    Albert Speer
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    Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work.
  • Bobbie Ann Mason
    Bobbie Ann Mason
    American novelist and short story writer
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    During the Cold War, workers proudly contributed to national defense, but the carelessness and haste in handling toxic waste created a nightmare of pollution for subsequent generations.
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
    Heraclitus
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    Even sleepers are workers and collaborators on what goes on in the universe.
  • Abraham Kaplan
    Abraham Kaplan
    American philosopher 1918-1993
    Abraham Kaplan
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    Every discipline develops standards of professional competence to which its workers are subject... Every scientific community is a society in the small, so to speak, with its own agencies of social control.
    Source: The Conduct of Inquiry
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Austan Goolsbee
    American economist 1969-
    Austan Goolsbee
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    I believe - I'm not a political expert, but I believe there is a broad consensus, a middle ground if you will, that Democrats and Republicans, business people and workers can agree on, to get this - the economy growing faster, getting people back to work.
  • John Betjeman
    John Betjeman
    English poet, writer, and broadcaster 1906-1984
    John Betjeman
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    I have a Vision of the Future, chum. The workers flats in fields of soya beans tower up like silver pencils, score on score.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
    Marguerite Duras
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    I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
    American politician 1940-
    Barbara Boxer
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    If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs.
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