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1. “A man who goes into a restaurant and blatantly disrespects the servers shows a strong discontent with his own being. Deep down he knows that restaurant service is the closest thing he will ever experience to being served like a king.”

Tags : Attention Discontent Disrespect Food Industry Food Service Inconsiderate Insecurity King Labor Ordinary People Restaurants Royalty Selfish Service Waiter Waitress
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

2. “A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stupid and largely unnecessary work. He is kept at work, ultimately, because of a vague feeling that he would be dangerous if he had leisure. And educated people, who should be on his side, acquiesce in the process, because they know nothing about him and consequently are afraid of him.”

Tags : Class Down And Out In Paris And London Education Fear George Orwell Hierarchy Labor Leisure Mob Poverty Slavery
Author : George Orwell
Source : Down and Out in Paris and London

3. “A NATION'S GREATNESS DEPENDS ON ITS LEADERTo vastly improve your country and truly make it great again, start by choosing a better leader. Do not let the media or the establishment make you pick from the people they choose, but instead choose from those they do not pick. Pick a leader from among the people who is heart-driven, one who identifies with the common man on the street and understands what the country needs on every level. Do not pick a leader who is only money-driven and does not understand or identify with the common man, but only what corporations need on every level.Pick a peacemaker. One who unites, not divides. A cultured leader who supports the arts and true freedom of speech, not censorship. Pick a leader who will not only bail out banks and airlines, but also families from losing their homes -- or jobs due to their companies moving to other countries. Pick a leader who will fund schools, not limit spending on education and allow libraries to close. Pick a leader who chooses diplomacy over war. An honest broker in foreign relations. A leader with integrity, one who says what they mean, keeps their word and does not lie to their people. Pick a leader who is strong and confident, yet humble. Intelligent, but not sly. A leader who encourages diversity, not racism. One who understands the needs of the farmer, the teacher, the doctor, and the environmentalist -- not only the banker, the oil tycoon, the weapons developer, or the insurance and pharmaceutical lobbyist.Pick a leader who will keep jobs in your country by offering companies incentives to hire only within their borders, not one who allows corporations to outsource jobs for cheaper labor when there is a national employment crisis. Choose a leader who will invest in building bridges, not walls. Books, not weapons. Morality, not corruption. Intellectualism and wisdom, not ignorance. Stability, not fear and terror. Peace, not chaos. Love, not hate. Convergence, not segregation. Tolerance, not discrimination. Fairness, not hypocrisy. Substance, not superficiality. Character, not immaturity. Transparency, not secrecy. Justice, not lawlessness. Environmental improvement and preservation, not destruction. Truth, not lies.Most importantly, a great leader must serve the best interests of the people first, not those of multinational corporations. Human life should never be sacrificed for monetary profit. There are no exceptions. In addition, a leader should always be open to criticism, not silencing dissent. Any leader who does not tolerate criticism from the public is afraid of their dirty hands to be revealed under heavy light. And such a leader is dangerous, because they only feel secure in the darkness. Only a leader who is free from corruption welcomes scrutiny; for scrutiny allows a good leader to be an even greater leader.And lastly, pick a leader who will make their citizens proud. One who will stir the hearts of the people, so that the sons and daughters of a given nation strive to emulate their leader's greatness. Only then will a nation be truly great, when a leader inspires and produces citizens worthy of becoming future leaders, honorable decision makers and peacemakers. And in these times, a great leader must be extremely brave. Their leadership must be steered only by their conscience, not a bribe.”

Tags : Citizens Corrupt Diplomacy Diplomatic Education Fear Fiction Funding Greatness Hate Healthcare Honesty Integrity Lying Multiculturalism Protect Superficial Terror Tolerate Criticism Weapons Wisdom
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

4. “Don't mistake activity with achievement.”

Tags : Achievement Acquirement Act Action Activity Attainment Completion Conclusion Deed Doing Energy Enterprise Exertion Feat Fulfullment Labor Occurence Perfection Performance Production Service Success Undertaking Venture Work
Author : John Wooden

5. “No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That's the only way to keep the roads clear.”

Tags : Christmas Endurance Inspirational Labor Love Persistence Practice Resilience
Author : Greg Kincaid

6. “You got the eggs in you; the world is fully ready to celebrate the chicks out of your laying labour. Never give up. Go and breed! Go and breed great dreams.”

Tags : Big Dreams Bird Birds Celebrate Chick Dream Food For Thought Fowl Full Fully Go And Breed Hard Work Hen Impact Labor Labouring Lay Egg Legacy Make A Difference Prepare Prepared Work Hard
Source : The Great Hand Book of Quotes

7. “What the new government of Nigeria and other African governments must do, is to start a massive reorientation campaign in the culture of the dignity of labour.”

Tags : African Campaign Culture Dignity Government Labor Massive New Reorientation

8. “Childbirth is normal until proven otherwise.”

Tags : Birth Doctor Health Labor Normal Wisdom
Author : Peggy Vincent
Source : Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife

9. “It is labor alone that is productive: it creates wealth and therewith lays the outward foundations for the inward flowering of man.”

Tags : Foundations Labor Liberalism Property
Source : Liberalism

10. “I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence.”

Tags : Aristocracy Capitalism Feudalism Inequality Justice Labor Poverty Wealth

11. “No wonder prostitution is so rampant in China, I mused as I watched the four girls watch us: why stand on your feet all day for slave wages when you can get rich on your back?”

Tags : Asia Asian Beijing China China Prostitution Chinese Chinese Prostitutes Courtesons Human Rights Human Trafficking Labor Prostitutes Prostitution Sex Shanghai Unsavory Elements Xiaojie
Author : Tom Carter
Source : Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China

12. “Wandering is the activity of the child, the passion of the genius; it is the discovery of the self, the discovery of the outside world, and the learning of how the self is both "at one with" and "separate from" the outside world. These discoveries are as fundamental to the soul as "learning to survive" is fundamental to the body. These discoveries are essential to realizing what it means to be human. To wander is to be alive.”

Tags : Adventuress Arduous Body Discover Discovery Of Oneself Explored Explorer Exploring Human Painful Roaming Separation Soul Survive Travail Travel Quotes Traveling Abroad Traveling Alone Traveller Wanderers Wanderess Wayfaring West Germanic Words
Author : Roman Payne
Source : Europa: Limited Time Edition

13. “In recent years a smaller share of young adults has been employed than at any time since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking such trends in 1948. So it's not surprising that this generation of youthful protesters has a different focus for their grievances: the economy, stupid. But notice the targets they've chosen to demonize. It's all about class, not age. It's 1% versus 99%, not young versus old. Occupy Wall Street, not Occupy Leisure World.”

Tags : 1 Percent 99 Percent Age Age Difference Aging American Dream Baby Boomers Boomers Class Class Struggle Economics Economy Employment Labor Labor Activism Laboring Class Millenials Occupy Occupy Wall Street Protesters Public Policy Unemployment Working Class America
Source : The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown

14. “As the sun shines I will make hayTo keep failure at bayFor there remaineth a payFor my honest toil each day.”

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15. “To wander is to be alive.”

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Author : Roman Payne
Source : Europa: Limited Time Edition

16. “Communism deprives no man of the power to appropriate the products of society: all that it does is to deprive him of the power to subjugate the labor of others by means of such appropriation.It has been objected, that upon the abolition of private property all work will cease, and universal laziness will overtake us.According to this, bourgeois society ought long ago to have gone to the dogs through sheer idleness; for those of its members who work, acquire nothing, and those who acquire anything, do not work.”

Tags : Appropriation Bourgeois Society Communism Labor Power Products Subjugation Work
Author : Karl Marx
Source : The Communist Manifesto

17. “Income from labor [in the United States] is about as unequally distributed as has ever been observed anywhere.”

Tags : Capital Capitalism Corporations Corporatocracy Eye Opening Greed Income Labor Money Sad Truth Truth

18. “A question that always makes me hazy is it me or are the others crazy'Albert Einstein”

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Author : Victoria Ward
Source : The Unconventional Life of Jenna Jaghe

19. “We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases”

Tags : Beautiful Cure Dark Death Diseases Holly Black Labor Reality Check The Coldest Girl In Coldtown Thomas Brown
Author : Thomas Browne

20. “The word "travel" comes from the Old French word "travail" (or "travailler"), which means "to work, to labor; a suffering or painful effort, an arduous journey, a tormenting experience." ("Travel," thus, is "a painful and laborious journey"). Whereas "to wander" comes from the West Germanic word "wandran," which simply means "to roam about." There is no labor or torment in "wandering." There is only "roaming." Wandering is the activity of the child, the passion of the genius; it is the discovery of the self, the discovery of the outside world, and the learning of how the self is both "at one with" and "separate from" the outside world. These discoveries are as fundamental to the soul as "learning to survive" is fundamental to the body. These discoveries are essential to realizing what it means to be human. To wander is to be alive.”

Tags : Adventuress Alive Body Etymology Living Nafsica Old French Painful Roaming Separation Travail Travailler Travel Quotes Traveling Abroad Traveling Around The World Traveller Wander Wanderer Wanderers Wanderess Wanderess Quote Wandering Wanderlove Wandran
Author : Roman Payne
Source : Europa: Limited Time Edition

21. “But every acquisition that is disproportionate to the labor spent on it is dishonest.”

Tags : Anna Karenina Capitalism Dishonest Hierarchy Honest Labor Leo Tolstoy Work
Author : Leo Tolstoy
Source : Anna Karenina

22. “DIGNITY OF LABOR indicates that all types of jobs are respected equally, and no occupation is considered superior. Though one’s occupation for his or her livelihood involves physical work or menial labour, it is held that the job carries dignity, compared to the jobs that involve more intellect than body.”

Tags : Body Compared Considered Dignity Indicates Intellect Involve Jobs Labor Livelihood Menial More Occupation One S Physical Respected Superior Though Types Work

23. “DIGNITY OF LABOR indicates that all types of jobs are respected equally.”

Tags : Dignity Equally Indicates Labor Respected

24. “In a higher phase of communist society, after the enslaving subordination of the individual to the division of labor, and therewith also the antithesis between mental and physical labor, has vanished; after labor has become not only a means of life but life's prime want; after the productive forces have also increased with the all-around development of the individual, and all the springs of co-operative wealth flow more abundantly—only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be crossed in its entirety and society inscribe on its banners: From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs!”

Tags : Communism Division Of Labor Labor Life Slavery Wealth
Author : Karl Marx
Source : Critique of the Gotha Program

25. “The world is administered by rich but it is constructed by poor.”

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Author : Amit Kalantri
Source : Wealth of Words

26. “Nothing is born into this world without labor.”

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Author : Rob Liano

27. “Every job from the heart is, ultimately, of equal value. The nurse injects the syringe; the writer slides the pen; the farmer plows the dirt; the comedian draws the laughter. Monetary income is the perfect deceiver of a man's true worth.”

Tags : Bigger Picture Career Comedian Equality Farmer Hard Work Income Labor Meaning Money Nurse Occupation Self Worth Value Work Worth Writer
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

28. “What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones,The labor of an age in pilèd stones,Or that his hallowed relics should be hidUnder a star-y-pointing pyramid?Dear son of memory, great heir of fame,What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?”

Tags : Bones Fame Hallowed Heir Honour Labor Memory Poetry Pyramid Relics Shakespeare William Shakespeare
Author : John Milton
Source : The Complete Poetry

29. “Historically, the 'deadline' was the line around a prison beyond which prisoners were eligible for shooting. In keeping with shifts in the exercise of control, what one was delineated spatially over life is now enforced temporarily over labor.”

Tags : Anarchism Anarchy Crimethinc Deadlines Labor Prison
Author : CrimethInc.
Source : Contradictionary

30. “It is the principal paradox of this period that the only sphere of our economic system in which government intervention is urgently necessary is also the only point at which action of the State is now effectively inhibited. It is in the region of wages and prices that we really require the continual economic leadership of government, but in our prevailing trade structure any such suggestion has come to be regarded as impious.”

Tags : England Fascism Labor Prices Uk Wages
Author : Oswald Mosley

31. “The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.”

Tags : Addiction Carbohydrates Diabesity Dr Hyman Dr Robert Lustig Labor Laboring Class Sugar Sugar Addiction Sugar The Bitter Truth Wage Wage Slavery

32. “No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

Tags : Achievement Labor Prize Work

33. “He who works with his hands is a laborer.He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

Tags : Art Craft Labor

34. “I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a hell-raiser. ”

Tags : Feminism Labor

35. “Our labour preserves us from three great evils -- weariness, vice, and want.”

Tags : Boredom Evil Greed Labor Need Vice Want Weariness Work
Author : Voltaire
Source : Candide

36. “My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.”

Tags : Labor

37. “In regards to the price of commodities, the rise of wages operates as simple interest does, the rise of profit operates like compound interest. Our merchants and masters complain much of the bad effects of high wages in raising the price and lessening the sale of goods. They say nothing concerning the bad effects of high profits. They are silent with regard to the pernicious effects of their own gains. They complain only of those of other people.”

Tags : Business Class Warfare Economics Labor Money Profit
Author : Adam Smith
Source : The Wealth of Nations

38. “In proportion therefore, as the repulsiveness of the work increases, the wage decreases.”

Tags : Labor Wage Work
Author : Karl Marx
Source : The Communist Manifesto

39. “If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.”

Tags : Labor

40. “It is important to keep in mind that our bodies must work pretty well, or their wouldn't be so many humans on the planet.”

Tags : Birth Health Labor Normal
Source : Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

41. “Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another. ”

Tags : Labor Man Relaxation
Source : The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard

42. “The acquisition by dishonest means and cunning,' said Levin, feeling that he was incapable of clearly defining the borderline between honesty and dishonesty. 'Like the profits made by banks,' he went on. 'This is evil, I mean, the acquisition of enormous fortunes without work, as it used to be with the spirit monopolists. Only the form has changed. Le roi est mort, vive le roi! Hardly were the monopolies abolished before railways and banks appeared: just another way of making money without work.”

Tags : Anna Karenina Banks Earnings Labor Leo Tolstoy Monopolies Profits Railways Work
Author : Leo Tolstoy
Source : Anna Karenina

43. “But maybe it’s the laboring that gives you shape. Might the most fulfilling times be those spent solo at your tasks, literally immersed or not, when you are able to uncover the smallest surprises and unlikely details of some process or operation that in turn exposes your proclivities and prejudices both?”

Tags : Fulfillment Labor Self Reflection Work
Author : Chang-rae Lee
Source : On Such a Full Sea

44. “Failing to listen to the woman is one of the biggest mistakes a practitioner can make.”

Tags : Birth Delivery Doctor Labor Medicine Midwife
Author : Helen Varney

45. “In my opinion, the sun was made to light worthier toil than this.”

Tags : Capitalism Labor Work
Source : Life Without Principle

46. “It is as great a crime to leave a woman alone in her agony and deny her relief from her suffering as it is to insist upon dulling the consciousness of a natural mother who desires above all things to be aware of the final reward of her efforts, whose ambition is to be present, in full possession of her senses, when the infant she already adores greets her with its first loud cry and the soft touch of its restless body upon her limbs.”

Tags : Anesthesia Birth Joy Labor Pain Perseverance

47. “She'd been in labor for nineteen hours; I completely understood why she wanted to pass the buck. 'You are so beautiful,' her husband crooned, holding up her shoulders.'You are so full of shit,' Lila snarled, but as a contraction settled over her like a net, she bore down and pushed.”

Tags : Funny Labor
Author : Jodi Picoult
Source : Handle with Care

48. “She was willing a little bit of sweated labour, incapable of betraying the slogan of her slavers, that since the customer or sucker was paying for his gutrot ten times what it cost to produce and five times what it cost to fling in his face, it was only reasonable to defer to his complaints up to but not exceeding fifty per cent of his exploitation.”

Tags : Capitalism Labor Restaurants Waitress
Source : Murphy

49. “To act without a conscience, but for a paycheck, makes anyone a dangerous animal. The devil would be powerless if he couldn't entice people to do his work.”

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Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

50. “In another thirty to fifty years, the demand for cheap labor will have produced even more machines over the employment of actual humans. And in that time frame, humans will have lost their voice, their power, all freedoms, and all worth. It is inevitable that machines will one day become the ultimate enemies of mankind. We are not evolving or progressing with our technology, only regressing. Technology is our friend today, but will be our enemy in the future.”

Tags : Cheap Labor Computers Digital Age Employment Enemies Evolution Future Humanity Quotes Humans Humantiy Machines Mankind Past Progressing Progression Regressing Suzy Kassem Technology Wages War Work Working
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

51. “It is inevitable that machines will one day become the ultimate enemies of mankind. We are not evolving or progressing with our technology, only regressing. Technology is our friend today, but will be our enemy in the future.”

Tags : Cheap Labor Computers Digital Age Employment Enemies Evolution Evolving Future Humanity Labor Machinery Machines Mankind Progressing Reality Regressing Technological Technology Work Workforce
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

52. “It is certain that the labors of these early workers in the field of natural knowledge were brought to a standstill by the decay and disruption of the Roman Empire, the consequent disorganisation of society, and the diversion of men's thoughts from sublunary matters to the problems of the supernatural world suggested by Christian dogma in the Middle Ages. And, notwithstanding sporadic attempts to recall men to the investigation of nature, here and there, it was not until the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries that physical science made a new start, founding itself, at first, altogether upon that which had been done by the Greeks. Indeed, it must be admitted that the men of the Renaissance, though standing on the shoulders of the old philosophers, were a long time before they saw as much as their forerunners had done.”

Tags : Ancient Greeks Dogma Greek Investigation Knowledge Labor Middle Ages Nature Philosophers Renaissance Roman Empire Rome Science Supernatural
Source : The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century

53. “You know not what you are capable of doing; you cannot sound the ocean of thought within you. You must labor, keep at it, and dig deep and long before you will begin to realize much. Be inactive - mourn because you were not created a giant in intellect, and you will die a fool.”

Tags : Inspirational Labor Possibility
Author : L.G. Abell
Source : A Mother's Book of Traditional Househould Skills

54. “The 'free' laborer, thanks to the development of capitalistic production, agrees, i.e. is compelled by social conditions, to sell the whole of his active life, his birthright for a mass of pottage.”

Tags : Capitalism Communism Labor Liberty Socialism Working Class
Author : Karl Marx

55. “One of the curious things about our educational system, I would note, is that the better trained you are in a discipline, the less used to dialectical method you're likely to be. In fact, young children are very dialectical; they see everything in motion, in contradictions and transformations. We have to put an immense effort into training kids out of being good dialecticians. Marx wants to recover the intuitive power of the dialectical method and put it to work in understanding how everything is in process, everything is in motion. He doesn't simply talk about labor; he talks about the labor process. Capital is not a thing, but rather a process that exists only in motion. When circulation stops, value disappears and the whole system comes tumbling down.”

Tags : Capital Capitalism Contradiction Dialectics Harvey Labor Labour Marx Motion Process Value
Author : David Harvey
Source : A Companion to Marx's Capital

56. “For example, the citizens will live out the value of diligence in their enterprises. They will live out the value of prudence in their finances. They will live out the value of industry in the economy. They will live out the value of love in their neighbourhood. They will live out the value of dignity of labour in the market place, etc. All these will go a long way into propelling both the economy and political life of a nation to the greatest height possible.”

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57. “The hardest chore to do, and to do right, is to think. Why do you think the common man would choose labor, partially, as a distraction from his own thoughts? It is because that level of stress, he most absolutely abhors.”

Tags : Avoidance Brain Cognition Emotional Work Exhaustion Grinding Hard Labor Hard Work Hate Hustling Labor Logical Mental Mental Work Physical Physical Labor Physical Work Psychology Rational Task
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

58. “When I write sometimes I strike gold, sometimes I labor in vain and keep producing rubbish”

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Source : Pearls Of Eternity

59. “The Lord had given them the day and the Lord had given them the strength. And the day and the strength had been dedicated to labor, and the labor was its reward. Who was the labor for? What would be its fruits? These were irrelevant and idle questions.”

Tags : Anna Karenina Day Labor Lord Rewards Tolstoy
Author : Leo Tolstoy
Source : Anna Karenina

60. “Both political parties have moved to the right during the neoliberal period. Today’s New Democrats are pretty much what used to be called “moderate Republicans.” The “political revolution” that Bernie Sanders called for, rightly, would not have greatly surprised Dwight Eisenhower.The fate of the minimum wage illustrates what has been happening. Through the periods of high and egalitarian growth in the ‘50s and ‘60s, the minimum wage—which sets a floor for other wages—tracked productivity. That ended with the onset of neoliberal doctrine. Since then, the minimum wage has stagnated (in real value). Had it continued as before, it would probably be close to $20 per hour. Today, it is considered a political revolution to raise it to $15.”

Tags : Big Business Business Capitalism Conservative Democrat Economic Growth Economy Eisenhower Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Europe Growth Labor Labor Rights Liberal Minimum Wage Neoliberalism New Deal Political Politics Radical Republican Revolution United States United States Of America Workers
Author : Noam Chomsky

61. “The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day; he cannot afford to sustain the manliest relations to men; his labor would be depreciated in the market. He has no time to be anything but a machine.”

Tags : Labor Leisure
Source : Walden

62. “One of the major contributions of the Protestant faith to the world is the culture of dignity of labour.”

Tags : Contributions Dignity Faith Labor Major One Protestant

63. “Never leave the egg in you not laid. Don't leave the laid eggs there not hatched. You deserve the best; you were created to use every gift in you!”

Tags : Achieve Your Dreams Big Dreams Bird Birds Breed Celebrate Chick Deserve Dream Dream Big Egg Fowl Full Fully Hard Work Hatch Your Egg Hen Labour Lay Egg Lay Your Eggs Legacy Make A Difference Work Hard World
Source : The Great Hand Book of Quotes

64. “The problem is that those of us who are lucky enough to do work that we love are sometimes cursed with too damn much of it.”

Tags : Busy Jobs Labor Occupation Occupations Overwhelmed Overworked Work Working
Author : Terry Gross
Source : All I Did Was Ask: Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Artists

65. “In the short run, technology many be more efficient than man, but it will never be perfect. Every piece of equipment will eventually reveal an error code. In the long run, man will never be perfect, but prove to be more reliable than technology.”

Tags : Computers Cost Defective Digital Economy Effective Error Error Code Gadgets Imperfect Long Run Machine Machinery Machines Man Market Men Reliability Reliable Tech Technology
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

66. “The truth is that any figure of Africans imported into the Americas which is narrowly based on the surviving records is bound to be low, because there were so many people at the time who had a vested interest in smuggling slaves (and withholding data. Nevertheless, if the low figure of ten million was accepted as basis for evaluating the impact of slaving on Africa as a whole, the conclusions that could legitimately be drawn would confound those who attempt to make light of the experience of the rape of Africans from 1445 to 1870. Pg. 96”

Tags : Accuracy Labor Loss Slave Trade Underdeveloped Countries
Author : Walter Rodney
Source : How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

67. “Karma and manifestation work 24/7 to balance the scales. Do justice, in due time.”

Tags : Balance Daily Energy Equality Justice Karma Karmic Labor Law Manifestation Space Time Truth Work
Author : T.F. Hodge
Source : From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

68. “Prosperity is always built on slave labor. Ask any Ameri-can't. Or Bulgari-can. Yes, we can, eat from a trash can...”

Tags : America Building Bulgaria Labor Obama Prosperity Slave Slaves Trash Can
Author : Will Advise
Source : Nothing is here...

69. “I've always been amused by the contention that brain work is harder than manual labor. I've never known a man to leave a desk for a muck-stick if he could avoid it.”

Tags : Desk Job Intelligence Labor Labor Activism Manual Labor
Source : America and Americans and Selected Nonfiction

70. “In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining…. We demand this fraud be stopped.”

Tags : Civil Rights Decency Dr King Labor Labor Activism Martin Luther King Jr Mlk Respect Right To Work Rtw Teamsters Union Busting Unions Working Man

71. “If he [Thomas Edison] had a needle to find in a haystack, he would not stop to reason where it was most likely to be, but would proceed at once with the feverish diligence of a bee, to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search. … Just a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety percent of his labor.”

Tags : Calculation Diligence Edison Examine Labor Reason Search Theory Thomas Edison
Author : Nikola Tesla

72. “His lines had been honed over centuries, passed down through generations, for poor people needed certain lines; the script was always the same, and they had no option but to beg for mercy.”

Tags : Begging Human Labor Man Mercy No Option Poor Poverty
Author : Kiran Desai
Source : The Inheritance of Loss

73. “El "trabajo" es por esencia la actividad carente de libertad, inhumana y asocial, cuya condición y cuyo resultado es la propiedad privada. La superación de la propiedad privada, por tanto, solo será realidad cuando se la conciba como superación del "trabajo".”

Tags : Capitalism Labor Marx Private Property
Author : Karl Marx
Source : Manuscritos Economicos y Filosoficos de 1844

74. “Rich can live better than poor but they cannot live without poor.”

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Author : Amit Kalantri
Source : Wealth of Words

75. “Venerable to me is the hard hand; crooked & coarse; wherein notwithstanding lies a cunning virtue indefeasibly royal as the Scepter of this Planet. Hardly entreated Brother! For us was thy way so bent, for us were thy straight limb & fingers so deformed; thou wert our Conscript on whom the lot fell, & fighting our battles wert so marred. For in thee too lay a God-created Form, but it is not unfolded. Encrusted must it stand with the thick adhesions & defacements of labor, & thy body, thy soul, was no to know Freedom.”

Tags : Enslavement Freedom Labor
Source : Sartor Resartus

76. “It is the sweat of the servants that make their squire look smart.”

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Author : Amit Kalantri
Source : Wealth of Words

77. “Since the war I have stressed altogether five main objectives. The true union of Europe; the union of government with science; the power of government to act rapidly and decisively, subject to parliamentary control; the effective leadership of government to solve the economic problem by use of the wage-price mechanism at the two key-points of the modern industrial world; and a clearly defined purpose for a movement of humanity to ever higher forms.”

Tags : Fascism Labor Wages
Author : Oswald Mosley

78. “The free worker receives a wage; the slave an education, food, care, clothing; the money that the master spends to keep the slave is drained little by little and in detail; one hardly perceives it.1”

Tags : Capitalim Freedom Labor Politics Slavery Socialism Unions Wages

79. “You have been complaining so long about your labour pains. It's time to show us your baby! What at all have you been dreaming about that long? Let's see it and give it a name!”

Tags : Accomplish Accomplishment Achievement Action Baby Big Dreams Complain Complaining Complaint Dream Big Dreaming Dreams Food For Thought Fruits Give Israelmore Ayivor Labor Labor Pains Labour Labour Pains Long Long Time Name Pains
Source : The Great Hand Book of Quotes

80. “Not one word was said by Moses or Aaron as to the wickedness of depriving a human being of his liberty. Not a word was said in favor of liberty. Not the slightest intimation that a human being was justly entitled to the product of his own labor. Not a word about the cruelty of masters who would destroy even the babes of slave mothers. It seems to me wonderful that this God did not tell the king of Egypt that no nation could enslave another, without also enslaving itself; that it was impossible to put a chain around the limbs of a slave, without putting manacles upon the brain of the master. Why did he not tell him that a nation founded upon slavery could not stand? Instead of declaring these things, instead of appealing to justice, to mercy and to liberty, he resorted to feats of jugglery. Suppose we wished to make a treaty with a barbarous nation, and the president should employ a sleight-of-hand performer as envoy extraordinary, and instruct him, that when he came into the presence of the savage monarch, he should cast down an umbrella or a walking stick, which would change into a lizard or a turtle; what would we think? Would we not regard such a performance as beneath the dignity even of a president? And what would be our feelings if the savage king sent for his sorcerers and had them perform the same feat? If such things would appear puerile and foolish in the president of a great republic, what shall be said when they were resorted to by the creator of all worlds? How small, how contemptible such a God appears!”

Tags : Brain Dignity Egypt Entitlement Exodus Feelings God Great Jehovah Jugglery Justice Liberty Lizard Magic Monarch Moses Mother Puerile Republic Slave Small Turtle Wickedness
Source : Some Mistakes of Moses

81. “By the death of Mr. O. Chanute the world has lost one whose labors had to an unusual degree influenced the course of human progress. If he had not lived the entire history of progress in flying would have been other than it has been.”

Tags : Aviation Chanute Flight History Human Progress Labor Octave Chanute Progress Science
Author : Wilbur Wright
Source : The Papers Of Wilbur And Orville Wright, Including The Chanute Wright Letters And Other Papers Of Octave Chanute

82. “Democracy is supposed to be ‘of the people, by the people and for the people’. Capitalism is ‘of the capitalist, for the capitalist’. Period.”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

83. “Honey, it isn’t democracy that runs this country. Capitalism rules. It does no good to reason with the capitalists or their politicians. This is a class war. We have to stir up the American people, the lower class. Some of the better-off lower class do show some sympathy for us when they’re smacked with the facts. And when they voice themselves collectively, good things happen.” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash

84. “I am a citizen of this country,” I declare, “and Mr. Mayor, tonight I will be a citizen of this city when I put my shoes under my bed. The courageous men, women and children who are with me (blocked from crossing the bridge into NYC) are also citizens of this country and will be sleeping near their shoes too. I want them with me tonight, here, in the city of New York. We are all American citizens.” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash

85. “Turning back to the crowd I say, “I am duty bound to make this plea, but I want to say, with all due respect to the governor here, that I doubt seriously that he will do — cannot do — anything. And for the reason that he is owned, lock, stock and barrel, by the capitalists who placed him here in this building.” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

86. “To the RKO motion picture camera at her 100th birthday party: “I pray for the day when working men and women are able to earn a fair share of the wealth they produce in a capitalist system, a day when all Americans are able to enjoy the freedom, rights and opportunities guaranteed them by the Constitution of the United States of America.” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

87. “That’s got to stop,” says I. “The idea of any blood-thirsty pirate (Mexican President Diaz) sitting on a throne and reaching across the border to tromp on our Constitution makes my blood boil.” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

88. “I go back to the union man and say, “Sir, this is a house of God, not a proper place for a union meeting. I have some things to say today that God would not want to hear in His own house. Boys, I want you to get up, every one of you, and go across the road. I want you to sit down on the hillside over there and wait for me to speak to you.”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

89. “What the hell’s the matter with you men? Are you cowards as well as stupid? You boys make me sick. I’m done with you. You hear me? I want you to go back to your places now and stay with your children until I say you’re needed.“Tell your wives and your older children to bring with them dish pans and cooking pots. Tell them to bring their stirring spoons and ladles. Tell them to carry a mop over their shoulders. We’re goin’ to march on that mine and we’re going to stand guard to see that no scabs are allowed in. Do you hear me?” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

90. “What do you see out there?” I ask. “Pittsburgh,” he replies. Now I laugh. “No, young man. What you see is hell with the lid taken off.” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

91. “Go home now,” says I. “Keep away from the saloons. Save your money. You are going to need it.”“What are we going to need it for?” asks a voice from the crowd.“For guns and ammunition,” says I.”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

92. “Well, honey, it’s capitalism that brings out the meanness and greed,” says I. “Our founding fathers did a decent job of framing our democracy. They wrote the Constitution and added a Bill of Rights that intended for people of all classes to enjoy the freedoms the Constitution offers. But capitalism came along without a constitution or a bill of rights and the industrialists grabbed unrestricted power. The capitalists wrote their own ‘Declaration of Capitalism’.” — Mother Jones”

Tags : Capitalism Child Labor Democracy Economics Great Depression Industrial Revolution Industry Labor Military Mill Workers Miners Mining Political Poverty Robber Barons Slavery Social Sweatshops Unions Yellow Journalism
Author : Jerry Ash
Source : Hellraiser—Mother Jones: An Historical Novel

93. “Ni dieu ni maître!(Neither God nor master)[Feminist and labour slogan translated to 'No gods, no masters']”

Tags : Feminism Gods Labor Masters Slavery

94. “Becoming aware of her presence in the doorway, the men looked up. Westcliff rose from his half-seated position on the desk. “My lord,” Daisy said, “if I might have a word with you?” Although she spoke calmly, something in her expression must have alerted him. He didn’t waste a second in coming to her. “Yes, Daisy?” “It’s about my sister,” she whispered. “It seems her labor has started.” She had never seen the earl look so utterly taken aback. “It’s too early,” he said. “Apparently the baby doesn’t think so.” “But…this is off-schedule.” The earl seemed genuinely baffled that his child would have failed to consult the calendar before arriving. “Not necessarily,” Daisy replied reasonably. “It’s possible the doctor misjudged the date of the baby’s birth. Ultimately it’s only a matter of guesswork.” Westcliff scowled. “I expected far more accuracy than this! It’s nearly a month before the projected…” A new thought occurred to him, and he turned skull-white. “Is the baby premature?” Although Daisy had entertained a few private concerns about that, she shook her head immediately. “Some women show more than others, some less. And my sister is very slender. I’m sure the baby is fine.” She gave him a reassuring smile. “Lillian has had pains for the past four or five hours, and now they’re coming every ten minutes or so, which Annabelle says—” “She’s been in labor for hours and no one told me?” Westcliff demanded in outrage. “Well, it’s not technically labor unless the intervals between the pains are regular, and she said she didn’t want to bother you until—” Westcliff let out a curse that startled Daisy. He turned to point a commanding but unsteady finger at Simon Hunt. “Doctor,” he barked, and took off at a dead run. Simon Hunt appeared unsurprised by Westcliff’s primitive behavior. “Poor fellow,” he said with a slight smile, reaching over the desk to slide a pen back into its holder.”

Tags : Daisy Labor Marcus Simon
Author : Lisa Kleypas
Source : Scandal in Spring

95. “Work was intended not to give a man a reason to live, but rather to give him a means to live.”

Tags : Ambition Attitude Bills Career Design Enjoyment Of Life Ethics Hard Labor Hard Work Humanity Hustle Hustler Idleness Make A Living Making Money Means Money Money Making Peace Of Mind Purpose Reason Resources Responsibility Slavery Slothfulness Vacation Vanity Work Ethic
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

96. “This is Doctor Norton. Who's calling?""Step N’Wolfe- the owner of the Emerald Cascade Ranch on Green Valley Road. I have a horse in labor and the baby's already coming out of the horse's ass.""You should of called sooner.”

Tags : Gay Gay Romance Gay Romance Erotica Horse Labor Veterinarian
Author : Giorge Leedy
Source : Uninhibited From Lust To Love

97. “In accepting and defending the social institution of slavery, the Greeks were harder-hearted than we but clearer-headed; they knew that labor as such is slavery, and that no man can feel a personal pride in being a laborer. A man can be proud of being a worker – someone, that is, who fabricates enduring objects, but in our society, the process of fabrication has been so rationalized in the interests of speed, economy and quantity that the part played by the individual factory employee has become too small for it to be meaningful to him as work, and practically all workers have been reduced to laborers. It is only natural, therefore, that the arts which cannot be rationalized in this way – the artist still remains personally responsible for what he makes – should fascinate those who, because they have no marked talent, are afraid, with good reason, that all they have to look forward to is a lifetime of meaningless labor. This fascination is not due to the nature of art itself, but to the way in which an artists works; he, and in our age, almost nobody else, is his own master. The idea of being one’s own master appeals to most human beings, and this is apt to lead to the fantastic hope that the capacity for artistic creation is universal, something nearly all human beings, by virtue, not by some special talent, but due to their humanity, could do if they tried.”

Tags : Art Greeks Labor Slavery Work
Author : W.H. Auden
Source : The Dyer's Hand

98. “All my life I had thought that if you worked hard you would be rewarded. If you worked your ass off, there would be some reward for you. But now I knew that the reward was just the chance to work your ass off.”

Tags : Academia America Housing Labor Maine The Cliff Walk Work
Author : Don J. Snyder

99. “What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is they look down at people who are engaged in manual labour”

Tags : Culture Does Down Engaged Labor Look Manual People Rich They

100. “Honor your commitments, it is not always a fun thing to do, but that is what maturity does best.”

Tags : Commitment Commitments Dedication Determination Family Fun Hard Work Honor Labor Life Maturity Mindset Motivation Responsibility Success

101. “The truth beyond the fetish's glimmering mirage is the relationship of laborer to product; it is the social account of how that object came to be. In this view every commodity, beneath the mantle of its pricetag, is a hieroglyph ripe for deciphering, a riddle whose solution lies in the story of the worker who made it and the conditions under which it was made.”

Tags : Culture Labor Objects Price Society Value
Source : Glass, Paper, Beans: Revolutions on the Nature and Value of Ordinary Things

102. “Work. Good, honest work, whether it’s working with your hands to create an artwork, or manual labour, brings forth a sense of divinity at play. The only prerequisite is that whatever the work is, it is done sincerely and in congruence with the soul’s true origin and intent, then, without any effort, one experiences a flow, wherein one feels a part of the plan of the entire universe.”

Tags : Art Congruence Create Divine Effort Feeling Flow Good Hands Honest Intent Kamand Kojouri Manual Labor Mindfulness Moment Physical Play Present Quote Sincere Transcend Universe

103. “Despite all our amazing ability, ingenuity, technology and industry humans are the one species who have not mastered the art of simplicity.”

Tags : Humanity Humanity And Society Industry Ingenuity Labor Mastery In Life Mastery Of Oneself Quotes On Humility Quotes On Technology Rasheed Ogunlaru Science Simplicity Simplicity In Life Space Species Technology Wisdom

104. “When in place of love you have grieves. And in place of glory nonfulfillment of hopes you earn, know that it's a natural catastrophe preparing you for distinguished conditions." - Darmie Orem”

Tags : Disappointment Endurance Happiness Harvest Heartaches Labor Light Suffering Turn Around
Author : Darmie Orem

105. “Labor law violations are alive and well in the USA.”

Tags : Alive Fda Labor Law Osha Usa Violations Violations Of Human Rights Well
Author : Steven Magee

106. “...but since He gave it them for their benefit and the greatest conveniences of life they were capable to draw form it, it cannot be supposed He meant it should always remain common and uncultivated. He gave it to the use of the industrious and rational (and labour was to be his title to it)...”

Tags : Diligence Labor Work
Author : John Locke
Source : Second Treatise of Government

107. “On first hearing that little voice – as fine and friable, I felt, as cotton thread, the impact on my soul was that of the highest magnitude of earthquake, those that occur every hundred years, say, or every thousand. The old shell I called myself cracked and was swallowed by a sudden crevasse, and just as suddenly was lost in the commotion.”

Tags : Giving Birth Labor Love Motherhood Parenthood
Source : Mama: Dispatches from the Frontline of Love

108. “Ah? A small aversion to menial labor?" The doctor cocked an eyebrow. "Understandable, but misplaced. One should treasure those hum-drum tasks that keep the body occupied but leave the mind and heart unfettered.”

Tags : Hard Work Imagination Labor My Life Story Treasures
Author : Tad Williams
Source : The Dragonbone Chair

109. “Workers were required to stay six months, and even then permission to quit was not always granted. The factory held the first two months of every worker's pay; leaving without approval meant losing that money and starting over somewhere else. That was a fact of factory life you couldn't know from the outside: Getting into a factory was easy. The hard part was getting out.”

Tags : Capitalism China Chinese Chuqu City Factory Girls Globalization Labor Life Manufacture Migrant Migrants Rural Women

110. “Every birth comes out of labour pains. The most difficult task is not about being pregnant with visions; it’s about delivering an impact that inspires lives.”

Tags : Birth Difficult Easy Food For Thought Impact Impacts Inspirations Inspire Israelmore Ayivor Labor Labor Pains Labour Labour Pains Myles Munroe Not Easy Pregnancy Pregnant Vision Visionary Visions In Life
Source : Leaders' Watchwords

111. “Passion is the driving element of purpose. When one is possessed with it, labor is not perceived as toil - it is revealed as love.”

Tags : Drive Endeavor Journey Labor Life Love Passion Purpose Task Toil Work
Author : T.F. Hodge
Source : From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

112. “Are we truly obeying the command to love our neighbor as ourselves if we're storing up money for potential future needs when our neighbor is laboring today under actual present needs?”

Tags : Caring Compassion Current Future Hoarding Justice Labor Love Need Neighbor Present Saving Selfish Sharing Stewardship
Author : Randy Alcorn
Source : Money, Possessions and Eternity

113. “When the peasants and their song had vanished from his sight and hearing, a heavy feeling of anguish at his loneliness, his bodily idleness, his hostility to this world, came over him...It was all drowned in the sea of cheerful common labor. God had given the day, God had given the strength. Both day and strength had been devoted to labour and in that lay the reward...Levin had often admired this life, had often experienced a feeling of envy for the people who lived this life, but that day for the first time...the thought came clearly to Levin that it was up to him to change that so burdensome, idle, artificial and individual life he lived into this laborious, pure and common, lovely life.”

Tags : Labor Life Meaningful Life Simple Simplicity Work
Author : Leo Tolstoy
Source : Anna Karenina

114. “Though one’s occupation for his or her livelihood involves physical work or menial labor, it is held that the job carries dignity, compared to the jobs that involve more intellect than body.”

Tags : Body Carries Dignity Involves Jobs Labor Livelihood Menial Occupation Physical Though

115. “After Jacob had worked for Laban for seven years, do you know what happened? Laban fooled him and gave him his ugly daughter Leah. So to marry Rachel, Jacob was forced to work another seven years.So, you see, children, the Bible clearly teaches us you can never trust an employer.”

Tags : Communism Corporate Greed Labor Labor Activism Marxism
Author : Joseph Stein
Source : Fiddler on the Roof

116. “We are laying the foundation for some new, monstrous civilization. Only now do I realize what price was paid for building the ancient civilizations. The Egyptian pyramids, the temples and Greek statues—what a hideous crime they were! How much blood must have poured on to the Roman roads, the bulwarks, and the city walls. Antiquity—the tremendous concentration camp where the slave was branded on the forehead by his master, and crucified for trying to escape! Antiquity—the conspiracy of the free men against the slaves!.... If the Germans win the war, what will the world know about us? They will erect huge buildings, highways, factories, soaring monuments. Our hands will be placed under every brick, and our backs will carry the steel rails and the slabs of concrete. They will kill off our families, our sick, our aged. They will murder our children.And we shall be forgotten, drowned out by the voices of the poets, the jurists, the philosophers, the priests. They will produce their own beauty, virtue, and truth. They will produce religion.”

Tags : Civilization Colonialism History Holocaust Labor Progress Slavery
Source : This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

117. “Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration." &“These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people”– –”

Tags : Altruism Capital Conservative Labor Liberal Politics Progressive Selfishness

118. “Implicit in the stare of those eyes, the power of those knobbly hands, was labor's historic threat of violence against capital.”

Tags : Capital Capitalism Labor Socialism Synecdoche Violence
Author : Edmund Morris
Source : Theodore Rex

119. “Organized labor is organized to take control of an asset away from its rightful owners without paying for it. Organized labor is organization of property by those who don't own it. Organized labor, by driving up the costs of production through coercive means, destroys industries. Organized labor is piracy without the boats and eye patches. Why would anybody want to celebrate organized labor?”

Tags : Labor Labor Day Organized Labor Unions Work

120. “Can anything be imagined more abhorrent to every sentiment of generosity and justice, than the law which arms the rich with the legal right to fix, by assize, the wages of the poor? If this is not slavery, we have forgotten its definition. Strike the right of associating for the sale of labor from the privileges of a freeman, and you may as well bind him to a master, or ascribe him to the soil.”

Tags : Capitalism Justice Labor Rights Unions

121. “We both had wanted to see a Mark Rothko exhibit at the Yale Art Gallery but, because of a labor dispute, some of the university's buildings, including the museum, were closed. As Bill and I walked by, he decided he could get us in if we offered to pick up the litter that had accumulated in the gallery's courtyard. Watching him talk our way in was the first time I saw his persuasiveness in action. We had the entire museum to ourselves. We wandered through the galleries talking about Rothko and twentieth-century art. I admit to being surprised at his interest in and knowledge of subjects that seemed, at first, unusual for a Viking from Arkansas. We ended up in the museum's courtyard, where I sat in the large lap of Henry Moore's sculpture Drape Seated Woman while we talked until dark.”

Tags : Labor Labor Quotes Labor Unions Scabs Unions
Source : Living History

122. “As I rode back to Detroit, a vision of Henry Ford's industrial empire kept passing before my eyes. In my ears, I heard the wonderful symphony which came from his factories where metals were shaped into tools for men's service. It was a new music, waiting for the composer with genius enough to give it communicable form.I thought of the millions of different men by whose combined labor and thought automobiles were produced, from the miners who dug the iron ore out of the earth to the railroad men and teamsters who brought the finished machines to the consumer, so that man, space, and time might be conquered, and ever-expanding victories be won against death.”

Tags : Detroit Diego Rivera Factories Henry Ford Industry Labor Machinery Machines
Author : Diego Rivera
Source : My Art, My Life

123. “A man`s success is hidden in the place of his labor.”

Tags : Hidden Labor Place Success

124. “Children take joy in their work and sometimes as adults we forget that's something we should continue doing.”

Tags : Achievement Achievements Success Adulthood Celebration Children Hard Work Labor Resting Success Working
Author : Ashley Ormon
Source : God in Your Morning

125. “I emphasize this because some of my colleagues, for whose academic attainments I have great respect, argue" 'You assume too much; this is not proved; this is not strictly scientific. We disagree with your neurology and your psychiatry is misleading, therefore you must be wrong.' My reply has been, with all humility: 'Yes, of course,' and I have returned to the labor ward to be greeted by happy women with their newborn babies in their arms: 'How right you are, Doctor, it is so much easier that way.' That is what really matters to the clinician. He should use the method that gives the best and safest result from all points of view until something better is discovered.”

Tags : Labor Medicine Pain Pregnancy

126. “I won’t leave you. What if you have another contraction? What if your water breaks and they rush you into the delivery room? What if there are complications?” He asked hoarsely, his eyes dilating more with each anxious question. And Theresa rolled her eyes in exasperation.“I doubt any of those things will happen in the two minutes it would take you to leave the room and get a cup of coffee, Sandro,” she sighed impatiently.”

Tags : Humor Husband Wife Problem Solution Labor Pregnancy Sarcastic Humor
Source : The Unwanted Wife

127. “This is what the bourgeois political economists have done: they have treated value as a fact of nature, not a social construction arising out of a particular mode of production. What Marx is interested in is a revolutionary transformation of society, and that means an overthrow of the capitalist value-form, the construction of an alternative value-structure, an alternative value-system that does not have the specific character of that achieved under capitalism. I cannot overemphasize this point, because the value theory in Marx is frequently interpreted as a universal norm with which we should comply. I have lost count of the number of times I have heard people complain that the problem with Marx is that he believes the only valid notion of value derives from labor inputs. It is not that at all; it is a historical social product. The problem, therefore, for socialist, communist, revolutionary, anarchist or whatever, is to find an alternative value-form that will work in terms of the social reproduction of society in a different image. By introducing the concept of fetishism, Marx shows how the naturalized value of classical political economy dictates a norm; we foreclose on revolutionary possibilities if we blindly follow that norm and replicate commodity fetishism. Our task is to question it.”

Tags : Capital Capitalism Commodity Fetishism Communism Fetishism Harvey Labor Labour Labour Theory Of Value Ltv Marx Possibility Revolution Socialism Value Value Form Value Structure Value System
Author : David Harvey
Source : A Companion to Marx's Capital

128. “The secret of wealth is that workers are systematically underpaid.”

Tags : Capitalism Labor Marxism
Author : Julie Rivkin
Source : Literary Theory: An Anthology

129. “In Labor movements generally, success through violence can hardly be expected except in circumstances where success without violence is attainable.”

Tags : Anarchism Communism Labor Socialism Syndicalism Violence
Source : Proposed Roads to Freedom: Socialism, Anarchism and Syndicalism

130. “Work, then, institutionalizes homicide as a way of life. People think the Cambodians were crazy for exterminating themselves, but are we any different? The Pol Pot regime at least had a vision, however blurred, of an egalitarian society. We kill people in the six-figure range (at least) in order to sell Big Macs and Cadillacs to the survivors. Our forty or fifty thousand annual highway fatalities are victims, not martyrs. They died for nothing — or rather, they died for work. But work is nothing to die for.”

Tags : Anarchism Capitalism Labor Work
Author : Bob Black
Source : The Abolition of Work & Other Essays

131. “Across industries and countries, there’s a strong inverse correlation between performance and job security. Actors and directors are fired at the end of each film, so they have to deliver every time. Junior professors are fired by default after a few years unless the university chooses to grant them tenure. Professional athletes know they’ll be pulled if they play badly for just a couple games. At the other end of the scale (at least in the US) are auto workers, New York City schoolteachers, and civil servants, who are all nearly impossible to fire. The trend is so clear that you’d have to be willfully blind not to see it.”

Tags : Job Security Labor Regulation
Author : Paul Graham
Source : Paul Graham Essays

132. “Forcing the muse to let thoughts flow; equals to pushing a child, into labor.”

Tags : Child Compel Fiction Force Imagination Labor Muse Poem Poetry Pressure Push Thoughts Words

133. “Solo se puede ya atacar el capitalismo atacando el trabajo mismo.”

Tags : Capitalism Labor Value Criticism
Author : Robert Kurz
Source : El absurdo mercado de los hombres sin cualidades: Ensayos sobre el fetichismo de la mercancía

134. “Capitalism puts things (capital) higher than life (labor). Power follows from possession, not from activity.”

Tags : Capitalism Labor
Author : Erich Fromm
Source : On Disobedience: Why Freedom Means Saying No to Power

135. “Seamus shuddered in horror, before he pulled himself together. Determined, he reached between my thighs and shoved hard. Pain, like the fire of a thousand suns, burned through my belly. I tried to squirm away from his hands, using mine to push him away.”

Tags : Breach Birth Childbirth Delivery Labor
Author : A.B. Shepherd
Source : Lifeboat

136. “Minimum standards to promote workers' wages, health and safety, to safeguard the community against pollution and degradation, and to ensure basic life goods for all as a basic contract for civil society was between 1945 and the mid-1970s, in fact, a rapidly evolving framework which inhibited the causes and effects of a corporate market system committed to an opposed goal.”

Tags : Civil Commons Corporations Economics Free Trade Labor Life Goods
Author : John McMurtry

137. “The problem is that doctors today often assume that something mysterious and unidentified has gone wrong with labor or that the woman's body is somehow "inadequate" - what I call the "woman's body as a lemon" assumption. For a variety of reasons, a lot of women have also come to believe that nature made a serious mistake with their bodies. This belief has become so strong in many that they give in to pharmaceutical or surgical treatments when patience and recognition of the normality and harmlessness of the situation would make for better health for them and their babies and less surgery and technological intervention in birth. Most women need encouragement and companionship more than they need drugs.”

Tags : C Section Childbirth Doctors Labor

138. “Only rarely do doctors in training have the opportunity to sit continuously with laboring women for hours. Most are taught to intervene in the normal process so often and so early that they have never witnessed a normal labor and birth.”

Tags : Birth Childbirth Doctors Labor

139. “My midwife partners and I at the The Farm learned by observation and experience that the presence of even one person who is not exquisitely attuned to the mother's feelings can stop some women's labors. All women are sensitive. Some women are extraordinarily so. We learned this truth by observing many labors stop or slow down when someone entered the birth room who was not intimate with the laboring mother's feelings. If that person then left the room, labor usually returned to its former pace or intensity.”

Tags : Birth Plan Childbirth Labor

140. “For the first six months, all whe wanted was honest labor, finely crafted novels, and surf.”

Tags : Fiction Labor Surf
Author : Eve Babitz
Source : Sex and Rage: Advice to Young Ladies Eager for a Good Time: A Novel

141. “In my opinion, one of the answers to the question of underdevelopment of nations, is in the CULTURE of DIGNITY OF LABOR.”

Tags : Answers Culture Dignity Labor Nations Opinion Question Underdevelopment

142. “Özellikle yeni bir şirket satışa çıktığında, karşılıklı bağlılık korkunç zarar görür. Firma kurulduğunda, herkesten fazla mesai ve sıkı çalışma talep edilmiştir; ancak firma halka açıldığında -yani hisseler ilk kez halka arz edildiğinde- kurucular şirketi yüklü bir para karşılığı satar ve alt kademe çalışanları ortada bırakır.”

Tags : Labor Loyalty Work Ethic
Source : The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

143. “There is an abandonment, an escape, that physical labor bestows.”

Tags : Escape Labor
Author : Steven Gould
Source : Jumper

144. “So your desire is to do nothing? Well, you shall not have a week, a day, an hour, free from oppression. You shall not be able to lift anything without agony. Every passing minute will make your muscles crack. What is feather to others will be a rock to you. The simplest things will become difficult. Life will become monstrous about you. To come, to go, to breathe, will be so many terrible tasks for you. Your lungs will feel like a hundred-pound weight.”

Tags : Exercise Labor
Author : Victor Hugo
Source : Les Misérables

145. “Your goals and dreams will never happen if you don't Sow Labor Into Time”

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146. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.”

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147. “Success for a woman means absolute surrender, in whatever direction. Whether she paints a picture, or loves a man, there is no division of labor possible in her economy. To the attainment of any end worth living for, a symmetrical sacrifice of her nature is compulsory upon her.”

Tags : Labor Sacrifice Success Woman
Source : The Story of Avis

148. “It would be a mistake, though, to consider care by family doctors or midwives inferior to that offered by obstetricians simply on the grounds that obstetricians need not refer care to a family physician or midwife if no complications develop during a course of labor.”

Tags : Birth Doctor Health Labor Normal Wisdom
Source : Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

149. “There's no dignity, no decency, or health today for men that haven't got a job. All other things depend on work today.”

Tags : Health Labor
Author : Nevil Shute
Source : Ruined City

150. “I've always resented the smug statements of politicians, media commentators, corporate executives, who talked of how, in America, if you worked hard, you would become rich. The meaning of that was, if you were poor, it was because you hadn't worked hard enough. I knew this was a lie—about my father, and millions of others: men and women who worked harder than anyone.”

Tags : Class Labor
Author : Howard Zinn

151. “The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life.”

Tags : Class Labor

152. “The aristocrats had to force them to do their jobs. After all, human beings are not badgers. We aren't molded to stoop.”

Tags : Class Humans Labor
Source : Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilization

153. “Be a worthy worker and work will come.”

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Author : Amit Kalantri
Source : Wealth of Words

154. “Women are often belittled for trying to resurrect these men and bring them back to life and to love. They are in a world that would be even more alienated and violent if caring women did not do the work of teaching men who have lost touch with themselves how to love again. This labor of love is futile only when the men in question refuse to awaken, refuse growth. At this point it is a gesture of self-love for women to break their commitment and move on.”

Tags : Commitment Futility Growth Labor Life Love Resurrection Self Love Violence
Author : bell hooks
Source : All About Love: New Visions

155. “It was piecework, and she was apt to have a family to keep alive; and stern and ruthless economic laws had arranged it that she could only do this by working just as she did, with all her soul upon her work, and with never an instant for a glance at the well-dressed ladies and gentlemen who came to stare at her, as at some wild beast in a menagerie.”

Tags : Hardship Labor
Source : The Jungle

156. “This irrelevance of molecular arrangements for macroscopic results has given rise to the tendency to confine physics and chemistry to the study of homogeneous systems as well as homogeneous classes. In statistical mechanics a great deal of labor is in fact spent on showing that homogeneous systems and homogeneous classes are closely related and to a considerable extent interchangeable concepts of theoretical analysis (Gibbs theory). Naturally, this is not an accident. The methods of physics and chemistry are ideally suited for dealing with homogeneous classes with their interchangeable components. But experience shows that the objects of biology are radically inhomogeneous both as systems (structurally) and as classes (generically). Therefore, the method of biology and, consequently, its results will differ widely from the method and results of physical science.”

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Source : Atom and Organism: A New Approach to Theoretical Biology

157. “If consumption is a main goal in life, labor has become a painful gate to buying things, which are often unnecessary or totally useless."Sorry, insufficient funds, goodbye!".”

Tags : Buying Consumption Labor Life Painful Useless

158. “The inmost significance of the exaggerated value which is set upon hard work appears to be this: man seems to mistrust everything that is effortless; he can only enjoy, with a good conscience, what he has acquired with toil and trouble; he refused to have anything as a gift.”

Tags : Gift Grace Labor Work Work Ethic
Author : Josef Pieper
Source : Leisure: The Basis Of Culture

159. “The concept of dignity of labour took people off the street.”

Tags : Concept Dignity Labor People Street Took

160. “All labor has dignity.”

Tags : Dignity Labor
Source : The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

161. “If we turn to those restrictions that only apply to certain classes of society, we encounter a state of things which is glaringly obvious and has always been recognized. It is to be expected that the neglected classes will grudge the favoured ones their privileges and that they will do everything in their to power to rid themselves of their own surplus of privation. Where this is not possible a lasting measure of discontent will obtain within this culture, and this may lead to dangerous outbreaks. But if a culture has not got beyond the stage in which the satisfaction of one group of its members necessarily involves the suppression of another, perhaps the majority---and this is the case in all modern cultures,---it is intelligible that these suppressed classes should develop an intense hostility to the culture; a culture, whose existence they make possible by their labour, but in whose resources they have too small a share. In such conditions one must not expect to find an internalization of the cultural prohibitions among the suppressed classes; indeed they are not even prepared to acknowledge these prohibitions, intent, as they are, on the destruction of the culture itself and perhaps even of the assumptions on which it rests. These classes are so manifestly hostile to culture that on that account the more latent hostility of the better provided social strata has been overlooked. It need not be said that a culture which leaves unsatisfied and drives to rebelliousness so large a number of its members neither has a prospect of continued existence, nor deserves it.”

Tags : Culture Labor Psychology Rebellion
Author : Sigmund Freud
Source : The Future of an Illusion

162. “Without work men are utterly undone”

Tags : Labor
Author : Nevil Shute
Source : Ruined City

163. “The economics of industrialized countries would collapse if women didn't do the work they do for free: According to economist Marilyn Waring, throughout the West it generates between 25 and 40 percent of the gross national product.”

Tags : Beauty Labor Society
Author : Naomi Wolf
Source : The Beauty Myth

164. “What precipices are sloth and pleasure! To do nothing is a sorry resolve to take; are you aware of that? To live in indolence on the goods of others, to be useless, that is to say, injurious! This leads straight to the depths of misery. Woe to the man who would be a parasite! He will become vermin! Ah, it does not please you to work! Ah, you have but one thought--to drink well, to eat well, and sleep well. You will drink water; you will eat black bread; you will sleep on a plank, with fetters riveted to your limbs, and you will feel their cold touch at night on your flesh!”

Tags : Labor
Author : Victor Hugo
Source : Les Misérables

165. “Thirty thousand a year was all right, but dyspepsia and inability to be humanly happy robbed such princely income of all its value.”

Tags : Labor Wealth Work
Author : Jack London

166. “[A]fter all, what does it mean for pain to be 'memorable'? You're either in pain or you're not. And it isn't the pain that one forgets. It's the touching death part. As the baby might say to its mother, we might say to death: I forget you, but you remember me.”

Tags : Death Labor Pain
Author : Maggie Nelson
Source : The Argonauts

167. “Yeni kapitalizmin zaman boyutu, insanın karakteri ile bu karakterin süregiden bir anlatıya dönüşmesini engelleyen çılgın zaman deneyimi arasında bir çatışma yarattı.”

Tags : Capitalism Labor Personality
Source : The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

168. “İyi bir işin nitelikleriyle iyi bir karakterin nitelikleri artık örtüşmüyordu.”

Tags : Labor Personality Work Ethic
Source : The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

169. “Let's stupid chance to change the era & world .”

Tags : Labor
Author : Ankit Samrat

170. “Live free , die young or stay weak , die poor .”

Tags : Courage Labor Life
Author : Ankit Samrat

171. “I only subpoena folks for jury duty that I know will be fair...”

Tags : Labor Trona Bloody Trona Union
Source : Trona, Bloody Trona: A Revolution in Microcosm

172. “Most men, even in this comparatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse labors of life that its finer fruits cannot be plucked by them. Their fingers, from excessive toil, are too clumsy and tremble too much for that. Actually, the laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day; he cannot afford to sustain the manliest relations to men; his honor would be depreciated in the market. He has no time to be anything but a machine.”

Tags : Labor Work
Source : Walden

173. “The biological equipment of a man rigidly restricts the field in which he can serve.”

Tags : Biology Economics Education Labor Skill
Source : The Anti-capitalistic Mentality

174. “All wealth is the product of thoughts, labor, and love.”

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175. “And there are so much easier ways to destroy a woman. You don't have to rape her or kill her; you don't even have to beat her. You can just marry her. You don't even have to do that. You can just let her work in your office for thirty-five dollars a week.”

Tags : Death Destruction Feminism Labor Spirit Women

176. “A saw by itself holds no value, but when coupled with your labor can clear forests.”

Tags : Action Labor
Author : Chris Matakas

177. “I once heard that contractions are like this: a belt around your middle that is tightened agonizingly in ever elongating instances that arrange themselves in a pattern of pain.”

Tags : Birth Confession Contractions Labor Pain
Source : A Blue One

178. “Life has a purpose and that is to be happy, and happiness is the fruits of our love and labor.”

Tags : Debasish Happiness Happy Labor Life Love Mridha Philosophy Purpose

179. “The idea of labor, of hard work, leading to increased productivity was so novel, so radical, in the overall span of Western history that most ordinary people, most of those who labored, could scarcely believe what was happening to them. Labor had been so long thought to be the natural and inevitable consequence of necessity and poverty that most people still associated it with slavery and servitude. Therefore any possibility of oppression, any threat to the colonists' hard earned prosperity, any hint of reducing them to the povery of other nations, was especially frightening; for it seemed likely to slide them back into the traditional status of servants or slaves, into the older world where labor was merely a painful necessity and not a source of prosperity.”

Tags : American Revolution Labor Prosperity Radicalism
Source : The Radicalism of the American Revolution

180. “Fear not, the time is comingFear not, your bones are strongFear not, help is nearbyFear not, Gula is nearFear not, the baby is at the doorFear not, he will live to bring you honorFear not, the hands of the midwife are cleverFear not, the earth is beneath you Fear not, we have water and saltFear not, little motherFear not, mother of us all”

Tags : Labor Motherhood
Author : Anita Diamant
Source : The Red Tent

181. “The law-abiding citizen by his labor serves both himself and his fellow man and thereby integrates himself peacefully into the social order. The robber, on the other hand, is intent, not on honest toil, but on the forcible appropriation of the fruits of others' labor.”

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Source : Liberalism

182. “At all times, for any task, you have not got enough done today.”

Tags : All In A Day S Work Labor

183. “As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.”

Tags : Happiness Labor
Source : Rachel Ray

184. “These diverse effects of slavery and freedom are easily understood: … the men in Kentucky [neither] have zeal nor enlightenment … cross over into Ohio in order to utilize their industry and to be able to exercise it without shame … in Kentucky, masters make slaves work without being obliged to pay them, but they receive little fruit from their efforts, while the money that they would give to free workers would be recovered with interest from the value of their labors.”

Tags : Capitalism Communism Freedom Iron Curtain Labor Slavery Socialism Work

185. “From the standpoint of what eternity is it better to have read a thousand books than to have ploughed a million furrows?”

Tags : Books Labor

186. “What our generation failed to learn was the nobility of work. An honest day's labor. The worthiness of the man in the white socks who would pull out a picture of his grandkids from his wallet. For us, the factory would never do. And turning away from our birthright - our grandfather in the white socks - is the thing that ruined us.”

Tags : American Dream Detroit Labor
Source : Detroit: An American Autopsy

187. “Butter was plastered on to the roll with no regard for the hard labor of the cow”

Tags : Labor
Author : Kate Atkinson
Source : Life After Life

188. “I like to think of myself as a coworker with lots of experience rather than a boss,” Franklin said.I like to think of myself as a boss more than a slave but mostly I prefer to not think about it at all because when I think about it, I can’t stop.”

Tags : Labor
Source : Zazen

189. “Có lẽ đó chính là lúc tôi biết thế nào là tủi nhục và cả màu sắc của nó. Tủi nhục không có màu đen của bùn đất, như tôi vẫn nghĩ. Tủi nhục mang màu của bộ đồng phục trắng mẹ phải thức đêm thức hôm ủi quần áo thuê để có tiền mua, màu trắng không vướng một mảy, một hạt vết bẩn nào do lao động.”

Tags : Labor Mother S Love
Source : The Help

190. “From our immersion in scarcity arise the habits of scarcity. From the scarcity of time arises the habit of hurrying. From the scarcity of money comes the habit of greed. From the scarcity of attention comes the habit of showing off. From the scarcity of meaningful labor comes the habit of laziness. From the scarcity of unconditional acceptance comes the habit of manipulation.”

Tags : Abundance Attention Greed Habits Labor Laziness Manipulation Meaningful Labor Money Scarcity Time Unconditional Acceptance Unconditional Love
Source : The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

191. “If improving conditions in the workplace for women had been a central agenda for feminist movement in conjunction with efforts to obtain better paying jobs for women and finding jobs for unemployed women of all classes, feminism would have been seen as a movement addressing the concerns of all women.”

Tags : Bell Hooks Class Feminism Labor Literature
Author : bell hooks
Source : Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

192. “every person should guard the vineyard where he has been called to labor”

Tags : Called Guard Labor Person Vineyard