Labor Force quotes

  • Look at Germany where 20 percent of the labor force is in manufacturing compared to about 8 percent in the United States. Germany pays a lot more conscious attention at the level of the federal government to attracting and keeping manufacturers in Germany. So this is something that other countries do that the United States has not historically done.
    -- Edward Alden

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  • Being a member of the labor force and a full-time parent means trying to manage against overwhelming odds in an unresponsive society.
    -- Sheila Kamerman

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  • Population is a strong driver of the economy as well as the quality of the labor force.
    -- Ali Babacan

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  • Achievers must not be penalized or parasites rewarded if we aspire to a healthy, productive, and ethical society.

  • If your social consciousness seems stuck in 1975, 2014 is gonna be a rough ride.

  • I'd like to make a movie pretty soon, so I could get a rest.

  • The best part of a Mr. Goodbar is not the wrapper, is it? No, and the best part of a Coke is not the can. On those nights when you lie awake, either man or boy, wondering about yourself, peeling away one layer of oddness after another, you should remember and always be grateful that the woefully imperfect person that you are, with all your contradictions and unworthy desires, is not the best of you, any more than the wrapper is the best part of a Mr. Goodbar. -Odd Thomas - Odd Apocalypse by Dean Koonts pgs. 354-355 chapter 53

  • The circumstances and events that we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth

  • All I ever intended was to make a living at what I do. Everything I've achieved since then is above and beyond.

  • If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself.

  • What came up at age 49 is I realized that of all the things I'm interested in, the thing I'm most interested in is figuring out what makes people tick, why people think the way they do, why they act the way they do. And I realized that music is such a great way to investigate why people do what they do.

  • It is one of the paradoxes of journalism: The more servile a reporter is toward his sources, the more authoritative he can appear in print.

  • We must give lengthy deliberation to what has to be decided once and for all.