Unemployment Quotes

Any system of economics is bankrupt if it sees either value or virtue in unemployment.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

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

Unemployment is like a headache or a high temperature - unpleasant and exhausting but not carrying in itself any explanation of its cause.

William Henry Beveridge

Beijing's biggest challenge is to sustain growth, sufficient to keep unemployment and rural discontent from rising to destabilizing levels, and to maintain increases in living standards.

John Negroponte

It is difficult to understand precisely what the state hopes to achieve by promoting the creation and perpetuation of a subclass of illiterates within our boundaries, surely adding to the problems and costs of unemployment, welfare and crime.

William J. Brennan, Jr.

Unemployment is like a headache or a high temperature -- unpleasant and exhausting but not carrying in itself any explanation of its cause.

William Henry Beveridge

The shock of unemployment becomes a pathology in its own right.

Robert Farrar Capon

Unemployment diminishes people. Leisure enlarges them.

Mason Cooley

[O]f all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment.

Jane Addams

Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.

William E. Barrett

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden

Orson Scott Card

Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed

Edward Heath

The trouble with unemployment is that the minute you wake up in the morning you're on the job.

Slappy White

Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is

William E. Barrett

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.

Orson Scott Card

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