Unemployment Quotes - Page 7

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

– Polly Toynbee

The harsh reality is that if you are middle-aged, write computer code for a living, and earn a six-figure salary, you’re headed for the unemployment lines. Your market value declines as you age, and it becomes harder and harder to get a job.

– Vivek Wadhwa

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

Anything that’s done to address unemployment in terms of massive stimulus spending is going to exacerbate deficits. And anything that’s done to address deficits in the short-term is going to exacerbate unemployment.

– Indra Nooyi

We take men’s obligation to earn money, and when they do it well, we blame them for having power and being oppressors. And when they don’t do it all, women just don’t marry men who are reading ‘I’m Okay, You’re Okay’ in the unemployment line.

– Warren Farrell

If you’re going to go increase taxes on small businesses, you’re going to slow down the extent to which we’re able to reduce unemployment. So I think it’s a serious mistake; the wrong time to raise taxes.

– Dick Cheney

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

Those of us in the Congress must confront and overcome Republican intransigence to increasing the minimum wage, extending unemployment insurance and protecting food stamps.

– Charles B. Rangel

If you look at people who seek a lot of care in American cities for multiple illnesses, it’s usually people with a number of overwhelming illnesses and a lot of social problems, like housing instability, unemployment, lack of insurance, lack of housing, or just bad housing.

– Paul Farmer

Like many places across the country, Wisconsin lost more than 100,000 jobs from 2008 to 2010. Unemployment during that time topped out at over 9%.

– Scott Walker

The minimum wage is the black teenage unemployment act. It is the guaranteed way of holding the poor, the minorities and the disenfranchised out of the mainstream is if you price their original services too high.

– Arthur Laffer

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

– Hans Kung

The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid.

– Franklin Raines

Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.

– Edward Heath

What keeps me up at night is poverty and unemployment.

– Abdallah II of Jordan

If you’re going to go increase taxes on small businesses, you’re going to slow down the extent to which we’re able to reduce unemployment. So I think it’s a serious mistake; the wrong time to raise taxes.

– Dick Cheney

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

Amongst high unemployment rates, a competitive job market and a shrinking global economy, the emerging social media industry only continues to grow.

– Ryan Holmes

With unemployment still abysmally high, the Obama economy is crushing Hispanics’ dreams for their children to live a better life.

– Marco Rubio

If we can have record high unemployment, record job loss, and just an absolutely anemic economic recovery because of Obama’s policies, and he’s not blamed for it, what makes anybody think he’s gonna get blamed when an insurance company starts doubling their premiums?

– Rush Limbaugh