Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.
Being unemployed is the true test of who you really are.
Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden.
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.
An “unemployed” existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.
You take my life when you do take the means whereby I live.
Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.
“Total literacy = Zero poverty”