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Catharine Beecher: Working Women

Posted by admin on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Catharine Beecher Money Quote saying women are taken advantage of by business owners when they pay little and profit greatly from the work. Catharine Beecher said:
 Work of all kinds is got from poor women, at prices that will not keep soul and body together, and then the articles thus made are sold for prices that give monstrous prices to the capitalist, who thus grows rich on the hard labor of our sex Quote
 

“Work of all kinds is got from poor women, at prices that will not keep soul and body together, and then the articles thus made are sold for prices that give monstrous prices to the capitalist, who thus grows rich on the hard labor of our sex” — Catharine Beecher

 
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Abraham Lincoln: Reasonable Wage

Posted by admin on Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Abraham Lincoln Money Quote saying in text from the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863 that all slaves were to be free and were encouraged to work for pay. Abraham Lincoln said:
 
People so declared to be free and I recommend to them that they labor faithfully for reasonable wages Quote

“I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages” — Abraham Lincoln

 
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Thomas Jefferson: Common Stock Labor

Posted by admin on Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thomas Jefferson Money Quote saying we are given land to labor over to produce food and shelter. Small plots and their owners are important to government. Thomas Jefferson said:
 
The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on. The small landowners are the most precious part of a state Quote
 

“The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on. The small landowners are the most precious part of a state” — Thomas Jefferson

 
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Noam Chomsky: Precariat, Precarious Proletariat

Posted by admin on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Noam Chomsky Money Quote saying there is a term used to apply to ever more of the working class which are under attack by corporate business interests. Noam Chomsky said:

‘Precariat’ of the core labor force, the ‘precarious proletariat’ suffering from the programs of deunionization, flexibilization and deregulation that are part of the assault on labor throughout the world
— Noam Chomsky

Walt Whitman: Despise Riches, Give Alms

Posted by admin on Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Walt Whitman Money Quotation saying do all you can for others financially and devote yourself to doing good above love of money. Walt Whitman said:

Despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others
— Walt Whitman

Janet Yellen on Housing Wealth Lost

Posted by admin on Sunday, October 19, 2014

Janet Yellen Money Quotation saying real estate prices for homes have not recovered fully, a loss in American assets for the middle class. Janet Yellen said:

Widening inequality resumed in the recovery, as the stock market rebounded, wage growth and the healing of the labor market have been slow, and the increase in home prices has not fully restored the housing wealth lost by the large majority of households for which it is their primary asset
— Janet Yellen

Joe Biden: Job = Dignity + Paycheck

Posted by admin on Monday, September 1, 2014

Joe Biden @VP #MoneyQuote saying our employment represents more to us than income, it offers us right to be valued and receive ethical treatment. Vice President Joe Biden said via Twitter on #laborday :

My dad used to say: Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about your dignity
— Joe Biden

William H. Gross at Expense of Labor

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 2, 2013

William H. Gross Money Quotation saying in his investment letter for bond fund PIMCO, that he feels guilty for earning at expense of the working man and labor. William H. Gross said:

Having gotten rich at the expense of labor, the guilt sets in and I begin to feel sorry for the less well-off

— William H. Gross

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