Unemployment Quotes

Any degree of unemployment worries me.
Gerhard Schroder

As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge.
Julian Bond

Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress.
Kim Campbell
Unemployment Quotes
Unemployment Quotes
Hundreds of millions of human beings on our planet increasingly suffer from unemployment, poverty, hunger, and the destruction of their families.
Hans Kung

I have just explained my idea of how a constructive period of reflection, one that would send a clear message to the citizens of Europe: You should now what our priorities are. For Germany this means: Unemployment is one of one of our biggest problems.
Angela Merkel

In my right-wing politics of the time, I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed.
Luke Ford

It is sensible to have a safeguard against unemployment.
Glynis Johns

A brick could help me hold down a job. Hey, in an economy as bad as this, every little bit helps.
Jarod Kintz, Brick and Blanket

Jobs are disappearing from every sector of the economy, from engineering to health care workers, forcing hundreds of thousands of families into unemployment and low-paying jobs.
Jerry Costello

Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of human welfare.
William Vickrey

Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation.
Larry Elder

The shock of unemployment becomes a pathology in its own right.
Robert Farrar Capon

I’m a man of leisure. That’s because I have an English degree and can’t get a job.
Jarod Kintz

Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
Ronald Reagan

Those who had the remaining jobs would have to buy the cheapest stuff possible with their drastically reduced wages, and in order for the manufacturers to keep that stuff cheap, it would have to be made by fifteen-year-olds in China.
Michael Moore

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
Orson Scott Card

Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.
Edward Heath

We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction. Unemployment is a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich

When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.
Calvin Coolidge

There are stories — legends, really — of the “steady job.” Old-timers gather graduates around the flickering light of a computer monitor and tell stories of how the company used to be, back when a job was for life, not just for the business cycle. … The graduates snicker. A steady job! They’ve never heard of such a thing.
Max Barry

And that's just the beginning. More and more, conventional wisdom says that the responsible thing is to make the unemployed suffer. And while the benefits from inflicting pain are an illusion, the pain itself will be all too real.
Paul Krugman

Working lives are for the state to influence. Unemployment makes people unhappy. So does instability.
Polly Toynbee