Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.
Unemployment is an integral part of the normal capitalist system.
Unemployment diminishes people. Leisure enlarges them.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
The best social program is a good job.
Of all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment.
Being unemployed is the true test of who you really are.
Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden.
An “unemployed” existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
“Total literacy = Zero poverty”