Quotations on Workers

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Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores.
- Bill Alexander
(Keywords: Force, Intellectuals, Poets, Spain, Workers, Writers)

We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed research employing hundreds of workers for many years, and this cannot be done without risking the loss of independence and originality. This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways.
- John Desmond Bernal
(Keywords: Independence, Loss, May, Originality, Research, Workers, Years)

No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: War, Children, Fighting, Law, Mission, Nation, Support, Terrorism, Troops, Workers, Years)

America's workers face a battle for their jobs. They are the finest workers in the world. American workers grow, harvest, and mine some of the world's highest quality and most plentiful raw materials.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Quality, America, American, Battle, Harvest, Jobs, Workers, World)

In this most powerful nation in the world, lack of access to health care should not force local and state governments, companies and workers into bankruptcy, while causing unnecessary illness and hospitalization.
- John Conyers
(Keywords: Health, Care, Force, Illness, Nation, State, Workers, World)

If these assets were set up as a revolving fund with which Japan could import raw materials for its industries, Japanese exports could again enter the channels of world trade-and Japanese workers would have employment and something to eat.
- James Forrestal
(Keywords: Trade, Workers, World)

The revolution in Russia was victorious with the help of the poor peasants. This should always be borne in mind here in Western Europe and all the world over. But the workers in Western Europe stand alone: this should never be forgotten in Russia.
- Herman Gorter
(Keywords: Europe, Revolution, Help, Mind, Poor, Russia, Workers, World)

But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers in the world are in Federal Government.
- Alphonso Jackson
(Keywords: Government, Workers, World, Years)

From 1918 on, trade unionists were to express from the platforms of their congresses the workers' desire for peace through a rational organization of the world.
- Leon Jouhaux
(Keywords: Peace, Desire, Trade, Workers, World)

The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.
- John L. Lewis
(Keywords: Corporate, Rights, Nation, Treatment, Waiting, Workers, Wrongs)

There has been hardly a single year since 1917, and in a certain sense since 1905, without a revolution somewhere in the world in which the workers participated in a rather important way.
- Ernest Mandel
(Keywords: Revolution, Sense, Workers, World)

Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
- Karl Marx
(Keywords: Nothing, Workers, World)

The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite.
- Karl Marx
(Keywords: Nothing, Workers, World)

I had watched for many years and seen how a few rich families held much of Argentina's wealth and power in their hands. So Peron and the government brought in an eight hour working day , sickness pay and fair wages to give poor workers a fair go .
- Evita Peron
(Keywords: Government, Power, Wealth, Day, Poor, Sickness, Wages, Workers, Years)

Median wages of production workers, who comprise 80 percent of the workforce, haven't risen in 30 years, adjusted for inflation.
- Robert Reich
(Keywords: Inflation, Production, Wages, Workers, Years)

The labour movement had the best opportunity in 50 years to transform not merely an industrial situation and win an important battle for workers in struggle, but an opportunity to change the government of the day.
- Arthur Scargill
(Keywords: Change, Government, Opportunity, Battle, Day, Struggle, Workers, Years)

In my college years, I worked as a union labor organizer. I was just one of the many workers trying to do my part to help the community.
- Jimmy Smits
(Keywords: College, Community, Help, Labor, Trying, Workers, Years)

During these continued tough economic times, writing a sensible, fair budget that provides real opportunities for Washington families, workers and businesses is always a challenge.
- Jeanne Kohl Welles
(Keywords: Challenge, Washington, Workers, Writing)

Over the past two years, the House has passed more than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy and expanding opportunities for American workers. The tax relief provisions in this package have been an important part of our pro-growth agenda.
- Roger Wicker
(Keywords: American, Economy, Tax, Past, Workers, Years)

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