Thursday, September 9, 2010

Quotes to Ponder about Immigration and Work

"The manager's brains are under the workman's cap"--William D. "Big Bill" Haywood

"Men work for two reasons. One is for wages, the other is for fear of losing his job."--Henry Ford

"This, then, is held to be the duty of the man of wealth: To set an example of modest, unostentatious living, shunning display or extravagance; to provide moderately for the legitimate wants of those dependent upon him; and, after doing so, to consider all surplus revenues which come to him simply as trust funds, which he is called upon to administer, and strictly bound as a matter of duty to administer in the  manner which, in his judgment, is best calculated to produce the most beneficial results for the community."--Andrew Carnegie, from The Gospel of Wealth

"Eight Hours for Work, Eight Hours for Sleep, and Eight Hours for What We Will"--placard seen during the "Bread and Roses" Strike, Lawrence, Mass. 1912

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