You'll have a good, secure life when being alive means more to you than security, love more than money, your freedom more than public or partisan opinion, when the mood of Beethoven's or Bach's music becomes the mood of your whole life … when your thinking is in harmony, and no longer in conflict, with your feelings … when you let yourself be guided by the thoughts of great sages and no longer by the crimes of great warriors … when you pay the men and women who teach your children better than the politicians; when truths inspire you and empty formulas repel you; when you communicate with your fellow workers in foreign countries directly, and no longer through diplomats...
It takes courage to be honest and to work, while others play, cheat, sponge like parasites or are idle. There is value in the work that you choose to do, and you are an innately valuable person.
Median wages of production workers, who comprise 80 percent of the workforce, haven't risen in 30 years, adjusted for inflation.
Globalization and deindustrialization affected workers of all colors but hit African Americans particularly hard.
Trade can really be good for American workers and American businesses.
American workers are first rate.
Farm workers are society's canaries. Farm workers - and their children - demonstrate the effects of pesticide poisoning before anyone else.
The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.
There are very few people at the decision-making table to argue for minimum-wage workers. Very few people.
Austerity is devastating these communities. The working poor, public sector workers, the disabled, and the vulnerable are the hardest hit by this bankrupt and ideologically driven policy.
The workplace revolution that transformed the lives of blue-collar workers in the 1970s and 1980s is finally reaching the offices and cubicles of the white-collar workers.
Mature workers are less impulsive, less reactive, more creative and more centered.
CEOs of large corporations earn 400 times what their workers make. That is not what America is supposed to be about.
The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite.
Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe.
By pouring money and goods into devastated regions, foreign aid workers sometimes compound the disruption and debauch the survivors.
Today, many companies are reporting that their number one constraint on growth is the inability to hire workers with the necessary skills.
Costco pays their workers good wages with benefits while selling good products at competitive prices and remaining quite profitable.
The expenses of complying with Washington's torrent of mandates and regulatory overreach are costing American workers jobs and income growth.
Workers insist that they are not disgruntled. They are very gruntled.