Quotes about "wage"

>> add "wage" to notebook
>> get quotes about "wage" on image

Sell also: earnings, engage, pay, remuneration, salary

Definitions and meanings of word "wage"

• Noun: something that remunerates; examples: "wages were paid by check", "he wasted his pay on drink", "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"

• Verb: carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); example: "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "wage"

Sherrod Brown
5 quotes about wage
American Politician
Born Sunday 9 November 1952
William J. H. Boetcker
2 quotes about wage
American Leader, Clergyman, Speaker
1873 - 1962
Bill Pascrell
4 quotes about wage
American Politician
Born Monday 25 January 1937
Jon Corzine
2 quotes about wage
American Politician
Born Wednesday 1 January 1947
Linda McMahon
2 quotes about wage
American Politician, Businesswoman
Born Monday 4 October 1948
Sherwood Boehlert
2 quotes about wage
American Politician
Born Monday 28 September 1936
Georges Clemenceau
one quote about wage
French Statesman, Leader, Journalist
Tuesday 28 September 1841 - Sunday 24 November 1929
Russ Carnahan
2 quotes about wage
American Politician
Born Thursday 10 July 1958
Christopher Lasch
3 quotes about wage
American Critic, Historian
Wednesday 1 June 1932 - Monday 14 February 1994
Alcee Hastings
one quote about wage
American Politician
Born Saturday 5 September 1936
Charles Evans Hughes
one quote about wage
American Statesman, Politician, Lawyer, Judge
Friday 11 April 1862 - Friday 27 August 1948
Bernie Sanders
one quote about wage
American Politician
Born Monday 8 September 1941

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

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

It has now been over 7 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage to its current level of $5.15 per hour. Since that last increase, Congress's failure to adjust the wage for inflation has reduced the purchasing power of the minimum wage to record low levels.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

My home policy: I wage war; my foreign policy: I wage war. All the time I wage war.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The minimum wage now in our country, I think we've set that, so there are a lot of people have benefited from it in our country, but I think we ought to review how much it ought to be, and whether or not we ought to have increases in the minimum wage.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Working-class Americans have waited too long, close to a decade in fact, for an increase in the minimum wage. This has been the second longest period without a pay raise since the Federal minimum wage law was first enacted in 1938.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I do not support raising the minimum wage, and the reason is as follows. When the minimum wage is raised, workers are priced out of the market. That is the economic reality that seems, at least so far, to be missing from this discussion.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I thought I was answering a question that I had heard that was about increasing the minimum wage - would I consider that. So let me just go on record and say this: I am not for decreasing the minimum wage. I did not say that and that is not something I would consider.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two, whose wage is the long nights of the grave.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

It is shameful that millions of Americans are suffering the economic injustice of working a full-time job and earning a wage that leaves them below the poverty line.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

With millions of family wage manufacturing jobs lost since 2001, we need an energy bill that takes bold action to tap into American ingenuity in order to lead the world in new clean energy technology, rather than playing catch-up to the Japanese, Danish, and Germans.

Sherwood Boehlert

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image