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"Death to Wage Slavery!" - Eugene V Debs

"I believe increasing minimum wage it`s not just the minimum wage, it`s a living wage." - Alison Lundergan Grimes

"My home policy: I wage war; my foreign policy: I wage war. All the time I wage war." - Georges Clemenceau

"Where one despises, one cannot wage war." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Wage war on death. Live for love." - Ted Dekker

"Giving a minimum wage reduces inequality significantly." - Winnie Byanyima

"But what makes wage slaves? Wages!" - Groucho Marx

"A low wage business is always insecure." - Henry Ford

"When adults wage war, children perish." - Elie Wiesel

"A poet must learn to wage war." - Ho Chi Minh

"We should raise the national minimum wage." - Hillary Clinton

"Come, let us wage a holy war!" - Jan Struther

"The real minimum wage is zero." - Thomas Sowell

"predicament, n. The wage of consistency." - Ambrose Bierce

"The minimum wage is mostly an entry-level wage for young people." - Mitch Mcconnell

"You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer." - William J H Boetcker

"Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio." - Sherrod Brown

"The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully." - Charles Evans Hughes

"We will never have real safety and security for wage earners unless we provide for safety and security for the wage payers and wage savers." - William J H Boetcker

"The national minimum wage has not been increased in 9 years. By year's end, 21 States across America will have a minimum wage exceeding the Federal minimum wage." - Sherwood Boehlert

"A great country cannot wage a little war." - Duke Of Wellington

"Can't get around the old minimum wage, Mortimer." - Dan Aykroyd

"Aggressors cannot wage total war without introducing Socialism." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Let others wage war. You, lucky Austria, shall marry." - Scott Westerfeld

"You can't receive a living wage unless you work." - Mark Winne

"Only vain people wage war against the vanity of others." - Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington

"Believe me, Germany is unable to wage war." - David Lloyd George

"Even if you are alone you wage war with yourself." - Dejan Stojanovic

"Let's defend overtime and go after wage theft." - Hillary Clinton

"Where good and ill together blent, Wage an undying strife." - John Henry Newman

"How can anyone live off of minimum wage?" - Tom Douglas

"Superior and inferior wage one hundred battles a day." - Han Fei

"When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die." - Jeanpaul Sartre

"One man's wage increase is another man's price increase." - Harold Wilson

"Where good and ill together blent, Wage an undying strife." - John Henry Newman

"The overtime threshold is to the middle class as the minimum wage is to low-wage workers." - Nick Hanauer

"You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer." - Abraham Lincoln

"Though we talk peace, we wage war. Sometimes we even wage war in the name of peace. Does that seem paradoxical? Well, war is not afraid of paradoxes." - Elie Wiesel

"The bottom has fallen out of America's wage floor. And the erosion of the minimum wage has lowered pay and working standards for all of us." - Richard Trumka

"Those who advocate devaluation are calling for a reduction in the wage levels and the real wage standards of every member of the working class." - James Callaghan

"President Obama wants Congress to increase the minimum wage. Believe me, when it comes to doing the minimum for their wage, Congress knows what it's talking about." - Jay Leno

"If you're fighting against a minimum wage increase, you're fighting an uphill battle, because most Americans, even most Republicans, are okay with raising the minimum wage." - Frank Luntz

"At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line." - Bernie Sanders

"Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997. The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation." - Russ Carnahan

"No family gets rich from earning the minimum wage. In fact, the current minimum wage does not even lift a family out of poverty." - Jon Corzine

"Terror is a tactic. We can not wage "war" against a tactic." - Ron Paul

"Minimum-wage laws are one of the most powerful tools in the arsenal of racists." - Walter E. Williams

"The wage-earning class the world over are the victims of society." - Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

"Intestine war no more our passions wage, And giddy factions bear away their rage." - Alexander Pope

"The GREATEST battle you wage against FAILURE occurs on the INSIDE, not the OUTSIDE." - John C Maxwell

"An industry that cannot pay its workers a decent living wage has no right to exist." - Fiorello H. La Guardia

"What the carburetor, sparkplug and self-starter are to an automobile, initiative, private enterprise and executive ability are to industry as a whole, including the wage earner, wage payer, wage spender and wage saver, i.e., the investor. If the sparkplug and self-starter get out of commission, the car will come to a standstill." - William J H Boetcker

"Luxury, like a minimum wage, is a relationship; it changes as we change." - Vida Dutton Scudder

"Do not mistake a crowd of big wage earners for the leisure class." - Clive Bell

"In proportion therefore, as the repulsiveness of the work increases, the wage decreases." - Karl Marx

"Wages ought not to be insufficient to support a frugal and well-behaved wage-earner." - Pope Leo XIII

"Asia has an army of low-wage laborers to thank for its economic boom." - Paul Achleitner

"If one wants to get out and stay out of debt he should act his wage." - Anonymous

"Intestine war no more our passions wage, And giddy factions bear away their rage." - Alexander Pope

"You may be obliged to wage war, but not to use poisoned arrows." - Baltasar Gracian

"I think the minimum wage ought to keep pace with inflation." - Mitt Romney

"There's no question raising the minimum wage excessively causes a loss of jobs." - Mitt Romney

"I'll commit suicide before I vote on a clean minimum-wage bill," - John Boehner

"No person can maximize the American Dream on the minimum wage." - Benjamin Jealous

"Don't let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs," - Hillary Clinton

"You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic." - Zig Ziglar

"If you raise the minimum wage, you're going to make people more expensive than a machine." - Marco Rubio

"I"ll commit suicide before I vote on a clean minimum-wage bill," - John Boehner

"Do' let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs," - Hillary Clinton

"Art isn't done to decorate apartments, but to wage war against the enemy." - Pablo Picasso

"So-called "progressives" actively wage war on progress. . . . Ultimately, progressives are at war with mass prosperity." - Mark Steyn

"Pay minimum wage, you get minimum work. Nobody seems to get that." - Sue Grafton

"Increases in interest rates normally worsen inequality, at least partly by reducing employment and wage growth." - Gerald Epstein

"I think we should increase the minimum wage and I think $15 is a good beginning." - Anthony Bourdain

"On the basis of capitalism, victories like raising the minimum wage are only temporary." - Kshama Sawant

"We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace." - Paul G. Hoffman

"I believe in raising the minimum wage and equal pay for work." - Hillary Clinton

"Motherhood is a greater predictor of wage inequality than gender is. It's enormous." - Anne-Marie Slaughter

"Can we not wage a war and emerge victorious against poverty. Let us defeat poverty." - Narendra Modi

"I grew up working for the minimum wage at Hardee's and knows first hand how important the minimum wage is. I support a state based minimum wage so every state can set their own minimum wage based on their cost of living." - Joni Ernst

"But no customer is going to buy based on their existing wage structure." - David D. Cole

"The value of the minimum wage shouldn't be eroded, and it has been." - Robert J Garagiola

"No person can maximize the American Dream on the minimum wage." - Benjamin Todd Jealous

"The Republicans believe in the minimum wage - the more the minimum, the better." - Harry S Truman

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

"Money could not be converted into capital if wage labour did not exist." - David Harvey

"The only solution to the contradictions of capitalism entails the abolition of wage labour." - David Harvey

"You put a wage behind something, it gives the act a sort of respectability." - Patrick deWitt

"Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class." - Clive Bell

"6.6 million people will benefit from a rise in the minimum wage." - Russ Carnahan

"You get paid more at McDonald's than you do under the existing minimum wage." - Norm Coleman

"I've never supported a wage tax and I've never supported a payroll tax." - David Dewhurst

"Along with a livable wage, many parents are desperate for quality affordable child care." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"I thought I was gonna be in the minimum-wage working world all my life." - Henry Rollins

"In the 1960s, a minimum wage job would keep a family of three afloat." - Elizabeth Warren

"I want to wage war against illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, unfair competition, communitarianism, delinquency." - Nicolas Sarkozy

"Low-wage jobs have gone offshore. We need to innovate to stay competitive." - Jeanne Shaheen

"We always strive to be the best in the wage package." - James Sinegal

"Minimum wage laws have never worked in terms of having the middle class attain more prosperity." - Marco Rubio

"The last three decades have seen the collapse of the family wage system." - Christopher Lasch

"The current minimum wage simply is not supporting Ohio's working families." - Sherrod Brown

"The first to come and the last to go, working for that minimum wage." - Jackson Browne

"The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate." - Andrew Carnegie

"Don't let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs," - Hillary Clinton

"Raising the minimum wage isn't just pro-worker; it's pro-economic growth." - Thomas Perez

"President Obama has made a minimum wage increase a focal point of his economic agenda." - Thomas Perez

"The only answer to a regime that wages total cold war is to wage total peace." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless." - Adolf Hitler

"We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace." - Paul Hoffman

"Reduced employment opportunities is one effect of minimum wage legislation. The minimum wage law has imposed incalculable harm on the disadvantaged members of our society. The only moral thing to do is to repeal it." - Walter E. Williams

"If one would have a friend, then must one also be willing to wage war for him: and in order to wage war, one must be capable of being an enemy." - Zoroaster

"[W]e have a lot of evidence on what happens when you raise the minimum wage. And the evidence is overwhelmingly positive: Hiking the minimum wage has little or no adverse effect on employment while significantly increasing workers' earnings." - Paul Krugman

"By holding down natural wage growth in labor-intensive industries, immigration serves as a subsidy for low-wage, low-productivity ways of doing business, retarding technological progress and productivity growth." - Mark Krikorian

"I think the minimum wage outght to keep pace with inflation. I think the minimum wage is a good thing to have in our country and I think it ought to be updated." - Mitt Romney

"If you want to be backed by corporations so that you're elected mayor, then it's going to be very problematic for you to support a living wage campaign that would shift the minimum wage to something else." - Amber Hollibaugh

"Mike Pence, when he was in Congress, voted against raising the minimum wage above $5.15. And he has been a one-man bulwark against minimum wage increases in Indiana." - Tim Kaine

"The man who seeks to arouse prejudice among workingmen is not their friend. He who advises the white wage-worker to look down upon the black wage-worker is the enemy of both." - Eugene V Debs

"Not even Mr Blair has been able to erode the unions conviction that we all have a right to a minimum wage... Both the minimum wage and the Social Charter would palpably destroy jobs." - Boris Johnson

"Today, the Federal minimum wage purchases less than it has at any point in the last 50 years. Let me repeat: The Federal minimum wage purchases less than it has at any point in the last 50 years." - Alcee Hastings

"I'm a warrior at heart; I'm an ex-Navy Seal. I'm too old to wage war anymore, and so now I wage it mentally. And so I find politics very stimulating; it's war without guns." - Jesse Ventura

"NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity." - John F Kerry

"It's tough to figure out how do we compete in Europe and North America, when obviously a living wage for us is very different than a living wage in Indonesia." - John Malkovich

"Many unions have contracts with employers that are based on a multiple of the prevailing minimum wage. If the minimum wage goes up, union salaries go up by a similar percentage." - Neal Boortz

"Most arguments for instituting or raising a minimum wage are based on fairness and redistribution. Even if workers are getting a competitive wage, many of us are deeply disturbed that some hard-working families still have very little." - Christina Romer

"Walmart is so huge that a wage boost at Walmart would ripple through the entire economy, putting more money in the pockets of low-wage workers. This would help boost the entire economy - including Walmart's own sales." - Robert Reich

"If cheap immigrant labor is made unavailable, employers can hire Americans at a higher wage, or replace low-wage immigrant workers with technology and automation, which will create a smaller number of skilled jobs for Americans." - Jan C Ting

"The world cannot continue to wage war like physical giants and to seek peace like intellectual pygmies" - Basil O'Connor

"Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon your reason and your judgment wage war against your passion and your appetite." - Khalil Gibran

"Remember that the minimum wage law provides no jobs; it only outlaws them; and outlawed jobs are the inevitable result." - Murray Rothbard

"If you join ISIS, if you wage jihad on America, then you are signing your death warrant." - Ted Cruz

"Use justice to rule a country. Use surprise to wage war. Use non-action to govern the world." - Laozi

"Most Americans are on a downward escalator. Median wage in the United States, adjusted for inflation, keeps on dropping." - Robert Reich

"A just wage for the worker is the ultimate test of whether any economic system is functioning justly." - Pope John Paul Ii

"War is very simple, direct, and ruthless. It takes a simple, direct, and ruthless man to wage war." - George S Patton

"The world cannot continue to wage war like physical giants and to seek peace like intellectual pygmies." - Basil O'Connor

"...the object of waging a war is always to be in a better position in which to wage another war." - George Orwell

"All official and liberal science defends wage-slavery, whereas Marxism has declared relentless war on that slavery." - Vladimir Lenin

"We should raise the minimum wage so that no one who works full time has to live in poverty" - Barack Obama

"The reality is no one knows how much it will cost us to wage war with Iraq." - Kent Conrad

"We got CEOs making 200 times the worker's pay, but they'll fight like hell against raising the minimum wage." - Iris Dement

"First Amendment speech and press rights may also be subordinated to the overriding need to wage war successfully." - John Yoo

"The average family earning minimum wage spends 141 percent of their income struggling to meet basic needs - food, shelter, clothing." - Sherrod Brown

"Unskilled and inexperienced workers are the ones most often deprived of employment opportunities by increases in the minimum wage." - Ron Paul

"The Eugenic Society . . . is perpetually bewailing the fact that wage-earners breed faster than middle-class people." - Bertrand Russell

"Those who would wage war, should first eliminate all domestic enemies before proceeding to attack the external foe." - Sun Tzu

"One must wage war against his predominant passion and not retreat until, with God's help, he has been victorious." - Ignatius Of Loyola

"The tragedy is that, as modern viewers, we've completely lost touch with what it physically takes to wage a war." - Dario Robleto

"We need to wage this war against ISIS from the air, on the ground, and online, in cyberspace." - Hillary Clinton

"I think you have to take the whole idea of wage equality out of the film industry." - Jessica Chastain



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