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Factory Workers Quotes


"As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors." - Chow Yun-Fat

"The big corporations and the big companies turned musicians into factory workers on an assembly line." - Ray Davies

"As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors" - Chow Yun-Fat

"Factory workers are not working for capitalism, they are working for a living wage." - Bernard Crick

"As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors." - Chow Yunfat

"Women movements would form among the factory workers, a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models." - Emma Bonino

"Sure, they are the future of our world. Nike and Reebok need more factory workers every day." - Zach Braff

"...the influence of the factory upon the physiological and mental state of the workers has been completely neglected." - Alexis Carrel

"I've spent my whole working life standing up for workers. Didn't matter if it was the two trapped miners at Beaconsfield or professional netballers or indeed factory workers or construction workers." - Bill Shorten

"American workers are first rate." - Christopher Dodd

"The leather vests are work vests, supposed to look like factory workers. They're actually the vests we use in the studio when we make jewelry." - Pamela Love

"I know [canned music] makes chickens lay more eggs and factory workers produce more. But how much more can they get out of you on an elevator?" - Victor Borge

"Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers, factory workers, and many others who work hard every day to provide the best for their families and their future." - Leonard Boswell

"There's a socialist bias to the consensus of the literary world: a '30s mentality that says factory workers are more worthy of our attention." - Jay Mcinerney

"As for the workers' movement, I find that I reach workers more easily as neighbors than I do standing outside the factory despairingly giving out a leaflet telling them to take over, say the Ford plant." - Murray Bookchin

"The world is not a wish-granting factory." - John Green

"Our brain is the factory of the emotions" - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"I was madder then a mosquito in a mannequin factory." - Larry The Cable Guy

"All workers want is a fair shake." - James P Hoffa

"Eventually your body will learn the alliances it has to make with itself,' Kenny had said - as if Cam was a factory full of strike-prone workers, or worse, a clutch of slaves forced into unwanted labor." - Neal Shusterman

"At the time, there were very few foreign names in the press and they were all factory workers. I thought I'd never get a job at a university with a foreign name." - Carl Rakosi

"As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors. But I must do my job perfectly, and I love what I do." - Chow Yunfat

"I can walk through the front door of any factory and out the back and tell you if it's making money or not. I can just tell by the way it's being run and by the spirit of the workers." - Harvey S Firestone

"I grew up in the city. Both my mother and father were factory workers, and I loved the life in the 'metro.' Everybody saw me as a very urban guy. And I was." - Per Petterson

"You built a factory out there, good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads that the rest of us paid for. You hired workers that the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for." - Elizabeth Warren

"Hollywood is a factory. You have to realize that you are working in a factory and you're part of the mechanism. If you break down, you'll be replaced." - Mel Gibson

"We will reform legal immigration to serve the best interests of America and its workers, the forgotten people. Workers. We're going to take care of our workers." - Donald Trump

"I don't need the factory behind me. I just need help getting my music heard." - Kaskade

"I do' need the factory behind me. I just need help getting my music heard." - Kaskade

"In the factory we make cosmetics. In the store we sell hope." - Charles Revson

"One advantage of static factory methods is that, unlike constructors, they have names." - Joshua Bloch

"This car is more fun than the entire French air force crashing into a firework factory." - Jeremy Clarkson

"Philosophy is just a hobby. You can't open a philosophy factory." - Dewey Selmon

"Why are so many companies stuck in this factory model of working?" - Matt Mullenweg

"My dad sold encyclopedias and my mom worked in a factory office." - Mike Myers

"We're here to be worshipers first and workers only second" - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions." - Robert Foster Bennett

"Zombies are the proletariat. Long live the workers!" - Justine Larbalestier

"Certify border is secure; only then allow guest workers." - John Mccain

"Unlike most great talkers, the rooks are good workers, too." - Flora Thompson

"I do favor guest workers, H1B visas and student visas." - Jim Kolbe

"The need to congregate workers in offices will gradually diminish." - Ray Kurzweil

"I would like all newspapers to become workers' co-operatives." - Ken Livingstone

"We've seen those results in generations of Muslim immigrants - farmers and factory workers, helping to lay the railroads and build our cities, the Muslim innovators who helped build some of our highest skyscrapers and who helped unlock the secrets of our universe." - Barack Obama

"Instantly, the noise stopped. The whole room lay in perfect silence. The tire builders stood in long lines, touching each other, perfectly motionless, deafened by the silence.... For the first time in history, American mass-production workers had stopped a conveyor belt and halted the inexorable movement of factory machinery." - Ruth McKenney

"... in the future a typical factory will host three workers: a man, a computer and a dog. The computer will do all the work. The man will feed the dog. And the dog's job? To bite the man - if he touches the computer." - Todd G. Buchholz

"The factory workers say that it's impossible to do anything right. If you arrive five minutes early you are a saboteur; if you arrive five minutes late you are betraying socialism; if you arrive on time they say, Where did you get the watch?" - Len Deighton

"A factory can be closed down, its chimneys smokeless, waiting for the worker to come back to his job, and all will be peaceful. But the moment workers are imported, and the striker sees his own place usurped, there is bound to be trouble." - Charles M Schwab

"I have visited the laid off factory workers and the communities crushed by our horrible and unfair trade deals. These are the forgotten men and women of our country and they are forgotten, but they're not gonna be forgotten long. These are people who work hard but no longer have a voice. I am your voice!" - Donald Trump

"The British bombed German cities [during World War II] to keep the workers awake at night. So instead of dropping one bomb, we sent a thousand planes and, yes, we took out the factory sometimes, but we also took out the city. It reached the point where we wanted more efficient ways to destroy a city. The result was nuclear weapons." - George Friedman

"There are social and environmental impacts. You might be working with a factory that underpays its staff or mistreats its workers, or mishandles the dyes. I think that conscious fashion, fashion for our soul, needs to keep pushing that needle towards being better and more mindful." - Maria Cornejo

"The national question is purely a peasant question...the best way to eliminate nationality is a massive factory with thousands of workers..., which like a millstone grinds up all nationalities and forges a new nationality. This nationality is the universal proletariat." - Mikhail Kalinin

"As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers." - John Desmond Bernal

"I'm a huge supporter of animal rights - and I've been an outspoken critic of the cruelties routinely inflicted on livestock at factory farms. But it really bothers me that the mistreatment of pigs and chickens and cows seems to attract a lot more attention and spark a lot more outrage than the abuse of immigrant workers." - Eric Schlosser

"If I had done what I was programmed to do, I would now be sitting in a car factory looking at the sizes of wheels, or wondering how to get credit to start a new factory in Russia." - Jean Pigozzi

"A true forest is not merely a storehouse full of wood, but, as it were, a factory of wood." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The library is the biggest cracker box factory in the world. The more you eat, the more you want." - Ray Bradbury

"I used to work in a factory and I was really happy because I could daydream all day." - Ian Curtis

"The factory farm has succeeded by divorcing people from their food, eliminating farmers, and ruling agriculture by corporate fiat." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"It's not fair," I said. "It's just so goddamned unfair." "The world," he said, "is not a wishgranting factory," - John Green

"Mama's in the factory, she ain't got no shoes. Daddy's in the alley, he's looking for food." - Bob Dylan

"Hollywood is a mirage factory ..." - Anais Nin

"I quit my job at the helium gas factory. I didn't like being spoken to in that voice." - Stewart Francis

"Smooth shapes are very rare in the wild but extremely important in the ivory tower and the factory" - Benoit Mandelbrot

"People have a tendency to think I was part of Warhol's Factory - I never was. I've always been independent." - Michel Auder

"If you decide to do Hamlet in a funny hat staged in a ruined factory, it doesn't make you Shakespeare." - William Monahan

"When we first started Fear factory, we asked ourselves what Fear Factory means, it was a cool name, but what did it mean? We obviously embraced the technological side of a factory, as a factory can be anything from something that insights fear, like a government machine, to something of futuristic technology, or it could be religion. So we embraced the technological side of it back in the early days." - Dino Cazares

"It's not fair," I said. "It's just so goddamned unfair." "The world," he said, "is not a wishgranting factory," - John Green

"If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Nobody wants the expenditure of a lease on a factory which lasts 21 years. You can't plan 21 years ahead." - James Dyson

"Ross Perot came and visited Apple several times and visited the Macintosh factory. Ross was a systems thinker." - John Sculley

"The house is a factory." - Dave Eggers

"My first-ever visit to a cheese factory was in Tillamook Washington... yes, I am that nerdy." - Kyle Maclachlan

"An environmentalist can oppose factory farming because it's reckless stewardship. A conservative can oppose factory farming because it is destructive to small farmers and to the decent ethic of husbandry those farmers live by. A religious person can oppose factory farming because it is degrading to both man and animal - an offense to God." - Matthew Scully

"All the laws made for the betterment of workers' lives have their origin with the workers. Hours are shortened,wages go up, conditions are better-only if the workers protest" - Mary Heaton Vorse

"As you know, Social Security functions under the premise that today's workers will help finance benefits for retirees and that these workers will then be supported by the next generation of workers paying into the same system." - Steve Israel

"There is, therefore, no solution possible other than an economy directed by the workers through their organisations of control-through the workers' syndicates." - Frederica Montseny

"War is the mass murder of workers. When workers refuse to obey the calls of their governments, there will be no more war." - Keir Hardie

"The true task is to unite and organize all workers...and it is the workers themselves who must secure freedom for themselves...." - Helen Keller

"All social workers want is to get everyone involved in a programme. Because a programme provides full employment for three generations of social workers. And they mess up." - David Eddings

"There is, therefore, no solution possible other than an economy directed by the workers through their organisations of control-through the workers' syndicates." - Federica Montseny

"The vision is really about empowering workers, giving them all the" - Bill Gates

"Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers." - Magic Johnson

"Fame makes you feel permanently like a girl walking past construction workers." - Brad Pitt

"The best thing workers can bring to their jobs is a lifelong thirst for learning." - Jack Welch

"Have them all shot. I don't want any of my workers dissatisfied." - Charlie Chaplin

"[Uniting workers should not] lead to a war upon property, or the owners of property." - Abraham Lincoln

"The real people of genius were resolute workers not idle dreamers." - George Henry Lewes

"Standards should not be forced down from above but rather set by the production workers themselves." - Taiichi Ohno

"I believe in workers rights when people are doing a good job." - John Caudwell

"My parents were exclude from rights as farm workers, though that has to change." - Julia Serano

"If you need ownership and responsibility from core workers, patriarchy can't get you there." - Peter Block

"The workers should take over the factories, and shut down Boeing's profit-making machine," - Kshama Sawant

"Dispirited, unmotivated, unappreciated workers cannot compete in a highly competitive world." - Frances Hesselbein

"In the same way Marxism robs workers of ambition, Feminism robs men and women of love." - Stefan Molyneux

"Why do social workers use five-syllable words when dealing with juvenile delinquents?" - Anonymous

"We are not social workers. We are contemplatives in the heart of the world." - Mother Teresa

"The workers should take over the factories, and shut down Boeing's profit-making machine," - Kshama Sawant

"My character of the Tramp, the millions of workers symbolized in that one figure." - Charlie Chaplin

"Be loyal to your boss, your company, your co-workers. Someone is always listening." - Brian Tracy

"High performing organizations have cultures of creativity and risk. They encourage workers to innovate and play." - Andy Hargreaves

"Visual supervision is a joke for development workers. Visual supervision is for prisoners." - Tom DeMarco

"I have a wonderful relationship with my friends, family members, and co-workers. I am appreciated" - Louise Hay

"I receive letters from workers, from secretaries. . . . They are the most interesting ones." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"We're going to rebuild America with American workers and American tools." - Mike Pence

"Look, we have a very lousy system for retraining workers that get disrupted." - John Kasich

"I'm going to take a series of actions on day one to protect American workers." - Donald Trump

"We have to build the capacity of our institutions, employees and workers." - Narendra Modi

"The capacity to transfer production elsewhere is a weapon against the Western workers." - Noam Chomsky

"Workers in different countries can easily be played off against each other." - Noam Chomsky

"The scum of the earth, I believe? The bloody assassin of the workers, I presume?" - David Low

"These men volunteered to fight against the German Kaiser's armies - not against Russian workers and peasants." - Tim Buck

"Whatever the deal is with other countries, we want a better deal for America's workers." - Nancy Pelosi

"Those who want to divide the workers have resorted to the foulest methods." - James Larkin

"Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains." - Karl Marx

"Two new workers are being added to the population for every one job that is created." - Bob Beauprez

"Connecticut's first responders and defense workers work every day to help us achieve these goals." - Christopher Dodd

"Thanks to President Bush and Republican principles, businesses now have more confidence to hire workers." - John Doolittle

"I like the idea of giving workers control and putting their money into their personal accounts." - Virginia Foxx

"Too many employers have said that they are unable to find skilled workers." - Dennis Hastert

"When people are healthy and not hungry, they are stronger workers building a robust economy." - Charles B Rangel

"The NFL, sadly, has a fatal environmental problem: It kills its workers." - Matt Taibbi

"My parents were workers." - Marco Rubio

"Workers in industry are the partners in war of the fighting forces." - William Lyon Mackenzie King

"The fact that people who create are good workers tends to be lost." - Abraham Maslow

"The Bush administration staunchly opposed legislation which would preserve overtime pay for all workers." - John Sweeney

"If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space?" - Valentina Tereshkova

"Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe." - Heraclitus

"I will never apologize for standing up for my fellow Teamsters and all American workers." - James P Hoffa

"This is just the beginning of a new era for America's workers." - James P Hoffa

"I want manufacturing to be back into the United States so that American workers can benefit." - Donald Trump

"Dad, once an aspiring architect, drove his own catering truck to feed factory workers in downtown Los Angeles, and mom, with a Mensa IQ and mathematical gifts, served as a bookkeeper and worked in a grocery store while pursuing her calling in music: playing piano and composing songs. Perhaps in a way, part of my drive was to complete their unfulfilled ambitions and dreams, but in my own way." - Dan Millman

"An unreflective passion for social justice may be one of the biggest obstacles to creating peace and prosperity in the 21st century. While there are most certainly factory owners in China whom we would rightly regard as criminal in their treatment of their workers, it is very important not to confuse these incidents with the phenomenon of globalization. It is a good thing that Wal-Mart is encouraging more humane standards in its supplier's factories." - Michael Strong

"You've got to create a dream. You've got to uphold the dream. If you can't, go back to the factory or go back to the desk." - Eric Burdon

"We must educate the public. The average person has no idea of what's going on in factory farms, in laboratories, circuses, roadside zoos or rodeos." - Bob Barker

"The Human heart is an idol factory." - John Calvin

"You can destroy a factory, and they'll build another. But once you destroy a life, that's it. You never get that person back." - Alexandra Bracken

"Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!... his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his Hands are mutes." - Charles Dickens

"Who knew that the devil had a factory where he made millions of fossils, which his minions distributed throughout the earth, in order to confuse my tiny brain?" - Lewis Black

"I got Mary pregnant and man that's all she wrote. And for my 19th birthday, I got a union card and a factory coat." - Bruce Springsteen

"I understand that if you're a kid in Indonesia, you need to smoke because you just got off work at the Nike factory." - Chelsea Handler

"Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!.... his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes." - Charles Dickens

"I'm still the same person who grew up mostly in a Midwestern, factory-working neighborhood where talk about self-esteem would have seemed like a luxury." - Gloria Steinem

"Devolutionary reform will not provide a factory, a machine or jobs, build a school, train a doctor or put a pound on pensions." - Neil Kinnock

"My grandfather worked in a shoe factory - he was an Italian immigrant. My father was the first to go to college in the family." - Camille Paglia

"In the industrial revolution Britain led the world in advances that enabled mass production: trade exchanges, transportation, factory technology and new skills needed for the new industrialised world." - Lucy Powell

"Factory farming's evil; you know that." - Eric Ripert

"Factory farming, like comparable evils throughout history, depends for its existence upon concealment. It depends on people either not noticing or willfully averting their gaze." - Matthew Scully

"In the summer or fall of 1974, I read some books about factory farming, and decided that I wanted no part of it." - Matthew Scully

"130 of Automattic's 150 employees work outside of our San Francisco headquarters. Why are so many companies stuck in this factory model of working?" - Matt Mullenweg



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