Posted by: braddenvillage | May 4, 2013

Fun and Funny Quotes about Jobs, working, not working, employment etc – Spring 2013

Fun and Funny Quotations from Famous People About Jobs, Working, Not Working, Employment, and Unemployment:

  • “A Mission Statement is a dense slab of words that a large organization produces when it needs to establish that its workers are not just sitting around downloading Internet porn.” – Dave Barry
  • “An acceptable level of unemployment means that the government economist to whom it is acceptable still has a job.” – Unknown
  • “The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.” – Stanley J. Randall
  • “Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.” – Ronald Reagan quotes
  • “Many people quit looking for work when they find a job.” – Anonymous
  • “When we’re unemployed, we’re called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it’s called a depression.” – Jesse Jackson
  • “Doing nothing is very hard to do…you never know when you’re finished.” – Leslie Nielsen
  • “Monday is a lame way to spend 1/7 of your life.” – Anonymous
  • “Now joblessness isn’t just for philosophy majors.” – Kent Brockman
  • “We pretend to work because they pretend to pay us.” – Unknown
  • “The number one sign you have nothing to do at work: The 4th Division of Paperclips has overrun the Pushpin Infantry and General White-Out has called for a new skirmish.” ~ Fred Barling, “Humorscope”
  • “Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things. Among them are H. L. Hunt (you possibly know his background), a few other Texas oil millionaires, and an occasional politician or business man from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • “The trouble with unemployment is that the minute you wake up in the morning you’re on the job.” – Slappy White
  • “I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.” – Charles Lamb
  • “By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost
  • “Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden.” – Orson Scott Card quotes
  • “The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.” – Robert Frost
  • “Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.” – Robert Orben

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