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A fair day's wages for a fair day's work.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

I've always been worried about people who are willing to work for nothing. Sometimes that's all you get from them, nothing.

Author: Sam Ervin


The high wage begins down in the shop. If it is not created there it cannot get into pay envelopes. There will never be a system invented which will do away with the necessity for work.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

The world does not pay for what a person knows, but it pays for what a person does with what he knows.

Author: Laurence Lee


Give the laborer his wages before his perspiration be dry.

Author: Mohammed

Profession: Meccan Spiritual Leader

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.

Author: Ogden Nash (1902-1971)

Profession: American Humorous Poet

You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher

Draw your salary before spending it.

Author: Artemus Ward


One man's wage rise is another man's price increase.

Author: Harold Wilson (1916-1995)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister