The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school.

By : Grace Abbott 0 Likes          


Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

By : Stephen Covey

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In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.

By : Robert Runcie

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I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required.

By : Rutherford B. Hayes

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A $1.7 billion average increase in electricity costs is estimated to result in a $1.3 billion decrease in personal income and a loss of 13,000 more jobs in the region.

By : Greg Walden

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Anyone who's tried to pay a heating bill, fill a prescription, or simply buy groceries knows all too well that the current minimum wage does not cut the mustard.

By : Sherrod Brown

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Old age is always wakeful

By : Herman Melville

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There are two types of courage involved with what I did. When it comes to picking up a rifle, millions of people are capable of doing that, as we see in Iraq or Vietnam. But when it comes to risking their careers, or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment, it turns out that's remarkably rare.

By : Daniel Ellsberg

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I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.

By : Bette Davis

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These examples of the lack of simplicity in English and French, all appearances to the contrary, could be multiplied almost without limit and apply to all national languages.

By : Edward Sapir

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I cannot say who, precisely, came up with the idea of a Stone Age family.

By : Joseph Barbera

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I make a lot more off the trades and Image than Marvel.

By : Robert Kirkman

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The idea of regretting not doing this seemed insane to me. Sitting in the corner at a bar at age 60, saying: 'I could've been Bond. Buy me a drink.' That's the saddest place I could be. At least now at 60 I can say: 'I was Bond. Now buy me a drink.'

By : Daniel Craig

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