Words matter. These are the best Working People Quotes from famous people such as Richard Trumka, Sharan Burrow, Paul Prudhomme, Louise Mensch, Sajid Javid, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Time after time we’re told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations, environmental protections and labor standards – giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines, choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on.
Global supply chains are founded on a Darwinian model that rewards employers who treat working people as less than human.
We’re working people, and that’s what we like to do, work.
I fundamentally believe that politics is counterintuitive. The left think they’re helping working people by providing more rights, but all that actually happens is you create poverty and despair, because jobs go to your competitors who have fewer rights for workers.
If I were transported into my father’s shoes, I would have been a Labour supporter, too, because in the 1960s and even in the 1970s, the Conservatives weren’t standing up for working people; there was too much of an interest in corporatism, and that didn’t start to change till Margaret Thatcher came along.
My parents, I’ve always said, are two of the hardest working people I know.
In the 1930s, unemployed working people could anticipate that their jobs would come back.
I spent my whole life as a writer talking to just the average guy in Los Angeles and Latin America, talking to working people.
There’s not much more of an honour – to work for, and with, working people.
I absolutely believe that we’re the workers’ party. We are the party that has always been at the forefront of the big social changes that have promoted women and working people.
It’s wrong that so many hardworking people – people working full-time, or even multiple jobs – need public assistance just to survive.
I’m going to lead a revolution for working people in America. This includes all workers: white, black and brown, men and women, gay and straight, urban and rural.
I feel sometimes that there’s this sense that people are poor because they want to be, or they’re working-class because they want to be or because they don’t work hard enough. I feel like there’s this demonization of working people in general, but specifically definitely labor union members.
Donald Trump is fighting for working people, and he’s fighting to restore the borders around this country that are the essential ingredient for national sovereignty and national success in a way that nobody has who has held that office not only in my lifetime but, frankly, in the history of this country.
5-hour Energy has always been about helping hard working people, and the Amazing People program takes this further by making a significant difference in the lives of those who are working through difficult circumstances.
No other facet of American business is more corrupt, more intoxicated with illegality, more weakly regulated, and has a greater impact on poor and working people than debt collectors; not credit card companies or subprime mortgages, not even payday lenders.
The only differences one can and should allow in socialism are between hard working people and idlers and between honest people and dishonest people.
I may, and I think I represent a tradition that means a lot to me, which has really always been about fighting for others, for middle-class families, for working class – for working people, you know, and that’s a tradition and a commitment that I take very seriously.
Hey, you got something going here. I think we’ve got a chance for some progressive policy that actually focuses on poor and working people.
Donald Trump spoke to the experience of ordinary working people when he dubbed Nafta the ‘worst trade deal ever made.’
It is impossible for our working people to maintain their full strength if they do not succeed in obtaining a sufficient supply of fat, allotted to them on a proper basis.
I grew up in a modest neighborhood just outside of Los Angeles. It was an industrial community of blue-collar, working people… some of the hardest-working people I’ve ever met.
It’s disturbing to observe how partisan politicians play games with federal programs that help working people survive and thrive.
It’s sad to say, but the story of Royal Mail’s privatisation is a story of our times: the loss of democratic control; the transfer of wealth and power to the richest in society; and the growing pressure on working people to work harder and faster for less.
I spent some time in Paris when I made ‘Black Tights.’ The working people were great but I didn’t like the attitude of merchants who raised prices when they learned you were an American.
Elizabeth Warren fully intends to change the system, and says so. When she said how good it felt to be with working people in a workers’ hall, you knew it wasn’t a platitude.
We have to put an end to the culture of selfishness and corruption that allows greedy Wall Street banks and executives to rip off working people without any consequences.
We have the hardest working people in the world, the most adaptable and the most congenial to employ.
What I care about is whether or not a leader will work with America’s working people, whether or not a leader cares about responsibility and honest work and whether or not a leader will fight to keep the American Dream alive.
In 1900 Americans on average lived for only 49 years and most working people died still on the job.
The victory of the working people over the exploiters and slave holders is at the same time the victorious struggle for liberation by the German people.
Donald Trump has courageously taken on the entrenched special interests who sought to suppress the working people of this country and who have sought to deny them a livable wage.
The fact that you’re successful doesn’t mean that you can’t relate to working people.
The ideological and cultural revolutions have been promoted successfully in the countryside with the result that the ideological and spiritual qualities of our agricultural working people have been transformed remarkably, and a great development has also been achieved in the realm of cultural life in the countryside.
I represent poor people, I represent working people. I represent senior citizens. I represent family businesses. I represent people who don’t have the wherewithal to hire overpriced Washington lobbyists and lawyers. I want to send the powers back to the states and the people.
In some ways, people forget about average working people, and how they live their lives.
I want every version of a woman and a man to be possible. I want women and men to be able to be full-time parents or full-time working people or any combination of the two.
Working people of this country want economic security. The worst possible thing you can do for those families is bust the public finances, have some welfare system this country can’t afford.
Average working people need more fresh starts. Big corporations, banks, and Donald Trump need fewer.
My job is to represent working people.
I come from a family of working people. My parents were Guatemalan immigrants who spent most of their lives in the service industry.
Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work.
I like different actors for different reasons. There are people like Tom Cruise, who have continued to stay on top of their game, and Hugh Jackman, for being one of the hardest working people in Hollywood.
The coronavirus is not causing our health care problems in South Carolina. But it will likely make them worse – and increase the burden on working people – if we don’t take action in a decisive way.
Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented.
Our efforts must be bent in the direction of convincing the great mass of working people of this country of the necessity of our winning and retaining our place in business and commerce. That place can be won only through the workers’ own efforts and through their own efficiency.
Whitney Cummings is one of the hardest working people I know, and she’s very motivated.
What until then seemed impossible to achieve has become a fact of life. We have won the right to association in trade unions independent from the authorities, founded and shaped by the working people themselves.
Daniel Radcliffe is one of the hardest working people I have ever encountered and someone that so loves what he’s doing and so eager to learn and is so brilliant at what he does.
I’m going to be fighting to rebuild the Democratic party no matter what. I’m going to be fighting to make sure the Democratic party is known among working people that we are their champion no matter what.
I’m always hyperaware of the way in which working people are portrayed on the stage.
For working people and union members, Labor Day stands for something special and profound. It’s a day to honor the deep commitment each of us has to serve the children we teach, the families we heal, and the communities we love.
Labour was founded to make the lives of working people better and to create more opportunities for everyone. Whether it’s aspiring to work as a nurse in a hospital or setting up and running your own business, Labour should be about ensuring fairness so that everyone has the same chance in life to reach their goals.