Unemployment Quotes and Sayings

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When a person is looking for work, seeking work or without work then it is said that he is unemployed. Individual people who are unemployed are unable to earn money and become financially week. This state occurs when employer and employee are not ready to work with each other, due to any reason. It can be any reason from either employer or employee side. Management can also be responsible behind this. There are many type of unemployment such structural, frictional as well as seasonal. Here we are having a collection of unemployment quotes and sayings at this very topic.

Unemployment Quotes and Sayings

A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune’s inequality exhibits under this sun.
– Thomas Carlyle

A man who has no office to go to – I don’t care who he is – is a trial of which you can have no conception.
– George Bernard Shaw

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

Hundreds of millions of human beings on our planet increasingly suffer from unemployment, poverty, hunger, and the destruction of their families.
– Hans Kung

Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.
– William E. Barrett

I’m a concert pianist. That’s a pretentious way of saying I’m uneThe trouble with unemploymployed at the moment.
– Oscar Levant

If unemployment could be brought down to say 2 percent at the cost of an assured steady rate of inflation of 10 percent per year, or even 20 percent, this would be a good bargain.
– William Vickrey

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

It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own.
– Harry S. Truman

It is difficult to understand precisely
what the state hopes to achieve by
promoting the creation and perpetuation
of a subclass of illiterates within our
boundaries, surely adding to the problems and
costs of unemployment, welfare and crime.
– William J. Brennan, Jr.

Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.
– Christian Nestell Bovee

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

Of all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment.
– Jane Addams

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

The trouble with unemployment is that the minute you wake up in the morning you’re on the job.
– Slappy White

Unemployment diminishes people. Leisure enlarges them.
– Mason Cooley

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

Unemployment is due to the large import of goods from Britain and other countries. The Government haven’t used the powers which they have for the benefit of the country.
– Eamon de Valera

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

We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation… but we are attempting on a larger scale to fulfill the promise of America.
– Barbara Jordan

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

When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
– Calvin Coolidge

When we’re unemployed, we’re called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it’s called a depression.
– Jesse Jackson

With a shrinking pool of young workers and a decreasing unemployment rate, all restaurant chains have to be more creative in their recruiting efforts.
– Carl Karcher

You take my life when you do take the means whereby I live.
– William Shakespeare


25 Comments »

  • Hardy said:

    The trouble with unemployment is that the minute you wake up in the morning you’re on the job.

  • Sofia said:

    What is the good of being a genius if you cannot use it as an excuse for being unemployed?

  • Martin said:

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

  • Xoj said:

    I do not believe we can repair the basic fabric of society until people who are willing to work have work. Work organizes life. It gives structure and discipline to life.
    – Bill Clinton

  • Refez said:

    Too good man too good

  • Kemus said:

    When we’re unemployed, we’re called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it’s called a depression.

  • Job need said:

    Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
    – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • Negi Garewal said:

    We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.
    – John F. Kennedy

  • Bavjmuhuga said:

    When I quit working, I lost all sense of identity in about fifteen minutes.

  • Daze said:

    An “acceptable” level of unemployment means that the government economist to whom it is acceptable still has a job.

  • Barey said:

    The hardest work in the world is being out of work.
    – Whitney Young Jr.

  • Toficee said:

    Unemployment is like a headache or a high temperature – unpleasant and exhausting but not carrying in itself any explanation of its cause.
    – William Henry Beveridge

  • Kem said:

    Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.
    – Cato the Elder

  • Linda said:

    I don’t pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
    – Theodore Roosevelt

  • Seller said:

    The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
    – Karl Marx

  • Unemployed said:

    It is difficult to understand precisely what the state hopes to achieve by promoting the creation and perpetuation of a subclass of illiterates within our boundaries, surely adding to the problems and costs of unemployment, welfare and crime.
    – William J. Brennan, Jr.

  • Gopi said:

    He didn’t riot. He got on his bike and looked for work.
    – Norman Tebbit

  • Bitu said:

    A man’s labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.
    – William Booth

  • Lenok Fuzzo said:

    A man’s labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.
    – William Booth

  • Norman said:

    He didn’t riot. He got on his bike and looked for work.
    – Norman Tebbit

  • Milie said:

    To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavors with his utmost care to hide his poverty from others, and his idleness from himself.
    – Samuel Johnson

  • Ronald said:

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

  • Steve22 said:

    An “unemployed” existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
    – Jose Ortega Y Gasset

  • Laya said:

    Unemployment diminishes people. Leisure enlarges them.
    – Mason Cooley

  • Kesurusuhov said:

    In the long run, the right answer to unemployment is to create more jobs.
    – George Walker Bush

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