Unemployment Quotes

Are you feeling the effects of unemployment? You're not the only one. Numerous people all over the world are struggling to make ends fulfill due to work loss. Whether you're seeking ideas, comfort, or just a tip that you're not alone, these unemployment quotes can assist. From well-known authors to daily individuals, these quotes provide understanding right into the battles of unemployment and also the hope that features finding a new job. Continue reading to discover the best quote to get you via this tough time.
Small: The shock of unemployment becomes a pathology in its own right
"The shock of unemployment becomes a pathology in its own right"
Robert Farrar Capon
Small: I have just explained my idea of how a constructive period of reflection, one that would send a clear message
"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, Statesman
Small: What were talking about is the price of goods, all goods, in terms of money. That has nothing to do with unemp
Arthur Laffer
"What we're talking about is the price of goods, all goods, in terms of money. That has nothing to do with unemployment, except for the fact that you get fewer goods. And when you have more money and fewer goods, the amount of dollars per good goes up. It goes up because there are fewer goods and it goes up because there is more money"
Arthur Laffer, Economist
Small: Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times f
"Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate"
Alexis Herman, Public Servant
Small: Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of hu
"Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of human welfare"
William Vickrey, Educator
Small: In my right-wing politics of the time, I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed
"In my right-wing politics of the time, I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed"
Luke Ford, Writer
Small: Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders
Ronald Reagan
"Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders"
Ronald Reagan, President
Small: It is a fact that, if I single out Germany, our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment
"It is a fact that, if I single out Germany, our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment"
Angela Merkel, Statesman
Small: I think the gains to be achieved by a combination of reforms and labor market adjustments are going to be more
Lucas Papademos
"I think the gains to be achieved by a combination of reforms and labor market adjustments are going to be more permanent and will provide a basis for reducing unemployment and improving export performance, and sustaining growth, in a way that is more sound and permanent"
Lucas Papademos, Politician
Small: Qualified software engineers, managers, marketers and salespeople in Silicon Valley can rack up dozens of high
"Qualified software engineers, managers, marketers and salespeople in Silicon Valley can rack up dozens of high-paying, high-upside job offers any time they want, while national unemployment and underemployment is sky high"
Marc Andreessen, Businessman
Small: Theres no unemployment in squatter cities. Everyone works. One-sixth of humanity is there. Its soon going to b
"There's no unemployment in squatter cities. Everyone works. One-sixth of humanity is there. It's soon going to be more than that"
Stewart Brand, Author
Small: Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack th
"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, Statesman
Small: Well, our economy is very strong and growing. We have created 5.4 million new jobs in the last 3 years.
"Well, our economy is very strong and growing. We have created 5.4 million new jobs in the last 3 years. Our unemployment rate is better than the average unemployment rate of the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s"
Ric Keller, Politician
Small: Enterprise Washington is economic development in areas of high unemployment around the state of Washington
"Enterprise Washington is economic development in areas of high unemployment around the state of Washington"
Mike Lowry, Politician
Small: As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we
"As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge"
Julian Bond, Activist
Small: Hundreds of millions of human beings on our planet increasingly suffer from unemployment, poverty, hunger, and
"Hundreds of millions of human beings on our planet increasingly suffer from unemployment, poverty, hunger, and the destruction of their families"
Hans Kung, Theologian
Small: For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design,
"For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation"
Kim Campbell, Statesman
Small: We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation... but we are at
"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, Politician
Small: If you increase taxes now on - at any level, its going to make it harder to create jobs And weve lost 2 1/2 mi
"If you increase taxes now on - at any level, it's going to make it harder to create jobs And we've lost 2 1/2 million jobs since the stimulus package passed. We're at 9.6 unemployment. So I don't think we tax too little, I think we spend too much"
Lindsey Graham, Politician
Small: Our tax policies, the tax relief and reform we passed in 2003 and 2005, helped get government out of the way o
"Our tax policies, the tax relief and reform we passed in 2003 and 2005, helped get government out of the way of America's entrepreneurs, and our unemployment rate is now lower than it was in the 1970s, the 1980s, and the 1990s"
Marsha Blackburn, Politician
Small: Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower
"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, Journalist
Small: No matter whats happening in the Middle East - the Arab Spring, et cetera, the economic challenges, high rates
"No matter what's happening in the Middle East - the Arab Spring, et cetera, the economic challenges, high rates of unemployment - the emotional, critical issue is always the Israeli-Palestinian one"
King Abdullah II, Statesman
Small: Let me just try to give you sort of the intuitive one here on the stimulus funds. If you have a two-person eco
Arthur Laffer
"Let me just try to give you sort of the intuitive one here on the stimulus funds. If you have a two-person economy - let's imagine we have two farms, and that's the whole world, just two farms. If one of those farmers gets unemployment benefits, who do you think pays for him? Am I going way over your heads today?"
Arthur Laffer, Economist
Small: If unemployment could be brought down to say 2 percent at the cost of an assured steady rate of inflation of 1
"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, Educator
Small: I define genuine full employment as a situation where there are at least as many job openings as there are per
"I define genuine full employment as a situation where there are at least as many job openings as there are persons seeking employment, probably calling for a rate of unemployment, as currently measured, of between 1 and 2 percent"
William Vickrey, Educator
Small: I think its hard to know. Feeling fulfilled, because actors face periods of unemployment, there is nothing wor
Michael York
"I think it's hard to know. Feeling fulfilled, because actors face periods of unemployment, there is nothing worse than being at the top of your game; you have so much to give but do not have the platform to do this"
Michael York, Actor
Small: Currently a level of unemployment of 7 percent or more seems to be required to keep inflation from acceleratin
"Currently a level of unemployment of 7 percent or more seems to be required to keep inflation from accelerating, a level quite unacceptable as a permanent situation"
William Vickrey, Educator
Small: Because what happens is, as the economy suffers, tax revenues go down. But unlike businesses, where at least y
"Because what happens is, as the economy suffers, tax revenues go down. But unlike businesses, where at least your variable costs go down, in government your variable costs go up: unemployment insurance, workmen's compensation, health care benefits, welfare, you name it"
Meg Whitman, Businessman
Small: The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites
"The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites"
William Weld, Politician
Small: You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an hones
"You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job, but it doesn't pay as much. And so, that's what's happened to us is that we have put in so much entitlement into our government, that we really have spoiled our citizenry and said you don't want the jobs that are available"
Sharron Angle, Politician
Small: This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment.
"This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent"
Marsha Blackburn, Politician
Small: Working lives are for the state to influence. Unemployment makes people unhappy. So does instability
"Working lives are for the state to influence. Unemployment makes people unhappy. So does instability"
Polly Toynbee, Journalist
Small: My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children. We were very poor. And when you ask how did w
John Hume
"My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children. We were very poor. And when you ask how did we support ourselves, the only funding that we had was unemployment payments"
John Hume, Politician
Small: My father was a civil servant, fairly sort of middle ranking, low to middle ranking. He worked almost entirely
John Hume
"My father was a civil servant, fairly sort of middle ranking, low to middle ranking. He worked almost entirely in what was then called Administrative Labour, dealing with employment and unemployment issues"
John Hume, Politician
Small: People were so keen to get investment. In those days, there was quite significant unemployment in Northern Ire
John Hume
"People were so keen to get investment. In those days, there was quite significant unemployment in Northern Ireland, and that had been the general pattern in Northern Ireland for many, many years"
John Hume, Politician
Small: They keep extending these unemployment benefits to the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job,
"They keep extending these unemployment benefits to the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job, because the job doesn't pay as much as the unemployment benefit does"
Sharron Angle, Politician
Small: Since 1957, black people have experienced double-digit unemployment - in good times and bad times. Look at the
"Since 1957, black people have experienced double-digit unemployment - in good times and bad times. Look at the population of African Americans in prison. They represent more than half the population of prisoners in the country, 55 percent of those on death row"
Danny Glover, Actor
Small: All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be
"All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted - the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires - virtually none"
Anthony Weiner, Politician
Small: Unemployment is sky-rocketing deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I dont
"Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth"
John Mellencamp, Musician
Small: We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
"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, Politician
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