Labourer quotes:

  • The labourer's muscle is that of a cart-horse, his motions lumbering and slow. -- Richard Jefferies
  • Almost every labourer has his Sunday suit, very often really good clothes, sometimes glossy black, with the regulation 'chimney pot'. His unfortunate walk betrays him, dress how he will. -- Richard Jefferies
  • I don't see myself as any different from all the other Filipinos who have gone abroad looking for opportunity, to be a nurse, a labourer, a maid or a prostitute. -- Miguel Syjuco
  • I was a manual labourer. I figured out really early on that the value of my life could be determined by my hourly rate as a manual labourer digging holes. -- Cliff Curtis
  • One day I heard a speech of Hitler. In this speech he said that the German factory worker and the German labourer must make common cause with the German intellectual worker. -- Fritz Sauckel
  • Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer. -- Karl Marx
  • The natural consequence of our submission, even in part, to the system that looks to compelling the export of raw products, the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour, and the export of the labourer. -- Henry Charles Carey
  • My dad was a labourer and my mum had exactly the same job as Noel Gallagher's mum - she was a dinner lady at our local school. Everyone comes over from Ireland and they get the same jobs. -- Danny Boyle
  • I've worked as a labourer, driven taxis and school buses, and been a car mechanic - whatever I could do just to get by. But it does mean that I know a little bit about a lot of things. -- Cory Monteith
  • An ill labourer quarrells with his tooles. -- George Herbert
  • If the labourer consumes his disposable time for himself, he robs the capitalist. -- Karl Marx
  • I will not serve God like a labourer, in expectation of my wages. -- Idries Shah
  • Ministry is being one of theses sent out ones, a labourer of love. -- Heidi Baker
  • I will not serve God like a labourer, in expectation of my wages. Rabia -- Idries Shah
  • In reality, the labourer belongs to capital before he has sold himself to capital. -- Karl Marx
  • The farmer and manufacturer can no more live without profit than the labourer without wages. -- David Ricardo
  • Every labourer is worthy of his hire. No country can produce thousands of unpaid whole-time workers. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • If a soldier or labourer complain of the hardship of his lot, set him to do nothing. -- Blaise Pascal
  • No labourer in the world is expected to work for room, board, and love -except the housewife. -- Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  • Every labourer is a father, his labour is his child. Choose your project carefully and achieve it worthily -- Haile Selassie
  • When a soldier complains of his hard life (or a labourer, etc.) try giving him nothing to do. -- Blaise Pascal
  • I call myself a labourer because I take pride in calling myself a spinner, weaver, farmer and scavenger. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • What the two hands of the labourer can achieve, the capitalist will never get with all his gold and silver. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • When the labourer co-operates systematically with others, he strips off the fetters of his individuality, and develops the capabilities of his species. -- Karl Marx
  • A full belly to the labourer was, in my opinion, the foundation of public morals and the only source of real public peace. -- William Cobbett
  • In a land where sport is sacred, Where the labourer is God, You must pander to the people, Make a hero of a clod. -- Henry Lawson
  • What is necessary is to teach each class and profession the importance of the others. All together form one mighty body; labourer, peasant, and professional man. -- Adolf Hitler
  • A labourer cannot sit at the table and write, but a man who has worked at the table all his life can certainly take to physical labour. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there. -- George Orwell
  • Being young you have not known The fool's triumph, nor yet Love lost as soon as won, Nor the best labourer dead And all the sheaves to bind. -- William Butler Yeats
  • This mad rush for wealth must cease and the labourer must be assured not only of a living wage but, also a daily task that is not mere drudgery. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • Quiet night, that brings Best to the labourer, is the outlaw's day, In which he rises early to do wrong, And when his work is ended dares not sleep. -- Philip Massinger
  • It is ambition enough to be employed as an under-labourer in clearing the ground a little, and removing some of the rubbish that lies in the way to knowledge. -- John Locke
  • I dont see myself as any different from all the other Filipinos who have gone abroad looking for opportunity, to be a nurse, a labourer, a maid or a prostitute. -- Miguel Syjuco
  • The capitalist mode of production and accumulation, and therefore capitalist private property, have for their fundamental condition the annihilation of self-earned private property: in other words, the expropriation of the labourer. -- Karl Marx
  • I consider that interest is determined by the increment of produce which it enables a labourer to obtain, and is altogether independent of the total return which he receives for this labour. -- William Stanley Jevons
  • In Italy, for the same price as a typical British hamburger meal including sweet, a builder's labourer could eat like a king - rather better in fact, because pasta dishes gain from being kept simple. -- Clive James