Unemployment Quotes

Parallel to our vast strides in technology, there is a dangerous rise in unemployment, foreclosures, and degrading education. Millions of people are stricken with hopelessness and strife. Sadly, in the name of progress we have polluted the air, water, soil and the food we eat.
– Radhanath Swami

Unemployment in America today is too high. And part of the reason, unfortunately, is that many companies cannot fill the high-skilled jobs increasingly at risk of going overseas.

– Michael Bloomberg

If Australia finds it has a strong Australian dollar, and it has higher unemployment, then it would have to respond, and that would either be by increasing domestic demand or by weakening its own currency.

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There will not be an automatic increase in interest rate when unemployment hits 6.5%.

– Ben Bernanke

If you don’t talk about families, then it’s easy to disembody subprime mortgages and asset securitization and unemployment rates without remembering that every one of those numbers is a million families.

– Elizabeth Warren

The way Obama voters and non-Obama voters deal with unemployment are a very different.

– Rush Limbaugh

The unemployment rate went down as I was governor of Massachusetts. We were losing jobs every month when I came into the state.

– Mitt Romney

We’re always flexible and pragmatic… It’s always important to watch the unemployment rate and to make sure that we can keep most Canadians working. We were successful in that back in 2008-09.

– Jim Flaherty

Unemployment is ‘involuntary’ when the price is above its market clearing level. Workers are unemployed because jobs are not available at the prevailing wages, period. The only recourse is to either expand the number of jobs or somehow lower the wage.

– Dale T. Mortensen

I think, you know, when you’re an actor who’s had periods of unemployment, it makes you feel really good to have a job – to say that you’re expected somewhere, do you know what I mean?

– Gillian Jacobs

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

After a generation of misrule under Mr. Hussein, who built a huge military infrastructure while neglecting civilian investment, and a dozen years of United Nations sanctions, Iraq’s unemployment rate tops 50 percent.

– Alex Berenson

Because a person has to be either working or looking for work to be counted as part of the labor force, an increase in the number of people too discouraged to continue their search for work would reduce the unemployment rate, all else being equal – but not for a positive reason.

– Ben Bernanke

Certainly, 9 percent unemployment and very slow growth is not a good situation.

– Ben Bernanke

Black unemployment is twice white unemployment and has been for decade after decade.

– Rand Paul

By 1939, the Depression was back. Unemployment was huge. Roosevelt didn’t have any quick fix. Remember, the New Deal, Works Progress Administration, and Civilian Conservation Corps – all that happened years before. Roosevelt was riding a storm.

– Gore Vidal

The Internet is a cauldron of anger every day, every year, election year or not, with unemployment at 10 percent or at two percent. It isn’t exactly a good index of what’s happening.

– Charles Krauthammer

I had to think ahead. How much would I really enjoy committing five or seven years to working on this? When you’re an unemployed actor offered a TV pilot, no matter who you are you’re tempted by the good hunk of change to be made. It keeps you out of the unemployment line.

– Gerald McRaney

The economy is terrible it’s been terrible for years now, and the reason it’s bad is not because of a debt-ceiling vote. The reason it’s bad is because we have people who believe that by making government bigger by keeping people on unemployment checks and on welfare we’re going to dig us out of this mess.

– Todd Rokita

It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.

– Elijah Cummings