Quotes by workers
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American academic and social critic 1947-
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)
American journalist 1960-
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.
German politician 1954-
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.
American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
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
American Author 1906-
By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
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.
German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
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.
Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work.
Bobbie Ann Mason
American novelist and short story writer
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.
Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
Even sleepers are workers and collaborators on what goes on in the universe.
American philosopher 1918-1993
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
American economist 1969-
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.
English poet, writer, and broadcaster 1906-1984
I have a Vision of the Future, chum. The workers flats in fields of soya beans tower up like silver pencils, score on score.
French author and filmmaker 1914-
I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.
American politician 1940-
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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