Empowering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 172 pages
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Familiar Quotations EmployingThe type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.ndash;Freda AdlerThe nearest to perfection that most people come is when filling out an employment application.ndash;AnonymousThe blessing of an active mind, when it is in a good condition, is, that it not only employ itself, but is almost sure to be the means of giving wholesome employment to others.ndash;AnonymousAll paid employments absorb and degrade the mind.ndash;AristotleThere is not a time that you walk through the street, when if you employed your senses, you would not learn something worthwhile.ndash;Henry Ward BeecherNo power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion.ndash;Jeremy BenthamOf all treasons against humanity, there is no one worse than his who employs great intellectual force to keep down the intellect of his less favored brothers.ndash;William ChanningIf English is spoken in heaven. God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.ndash;Prince CharlesThe gulf between employers and employed is constantly widening, and classes are rapidly forming, one comprising the very rich and powerful, while in another are found the toiling poor.ndash;Grover ClevelandWe may not be able to offer long-term employment, but we should try to offer long-term employability.ndash;Brian Corby

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