Quotes and Sayings about Exploitation
"All art is exploitation."
- Sherman Alexie
(Related: Art, Exploitation)
"Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Exploitation, Relationships)
"Products made in China are cheap through the exploitation of the workforce. Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further into the coffin of American manufacturing jobs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Time, American, Driving, Exploitation, Jobs, Manufacturing)
"Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules, while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Health, Society, Financial, Beginning, Class, Exploitation, Play, Rules, Workers)
"Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Work, People, Advertising, Effort, Exploitation, Needs, Publicity, Students)
"When knowledge is limited - it leads to folly... When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Knowledge, Exploitation, Folly)
"We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Abuse, Children, Exploitation, Labor, Open, Public)
"Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice."
- Georges Bizet
(Related: Religion, Ambition, Exploitation, Injustice, Vice)
"The thing that they were more freaked out was that I had done a spread for Playboy years before, and as Playboy always does, they exploit the exploitation and re-release different pictures."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Exploitation, Years)
"The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Exploitation, Law, Misery)
"Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Thought, Exploitation, Innocence, Possibilities)
"We are yet to have a conscience at all about the exploitation of human cultures."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Conscience, Exploitation)
"What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Abuse, Exploitation, Musicians, Prejudice)
"Beware the ends of the earth and the exotic: the drama is on your doorstep wherever the slums; are, wherever there is malnutrition, wherever there is exploitation and cruelty."
- John Grierson
(Related: Cruelty, Drama, Earth, Exploitation)
"Global terrorism is extreme both in its lack of realistic goals and in its cynical exploitation of the vulnerability of complex systems."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Goals, Exploitation, Extreme, Terrorism, Vulnerability)
"Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child. It's now gotten very limited. They only make action movies and hard-core exploitation movies. Women get raped; men get shot."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Men, Movies, Women, Action, Exploitation, Film, Growing up, Now)
"If it is, in reality, capitalism that is the motor force behind the destructive forms of globalization, then it must be in their capacity to neutralize or transform this particular mode of exploitation that one can best test these various forms of resistance to the West."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Capitalism, Exploitation, Force, Globalization, Reality)
"I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Change, Poetry, Exploitation, Injustice, World)
"Basically, the reason I'm vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don't need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Animals, Exploitation, Killing, Old, Reason, Years)
"Long live the liberation of the workers off all countries from the infernal chasm of war, exploitation and slavery!"
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: War, Countries, Exploitation, Workers)
"The church also does not condone a broken immigration system in the U.S., one that too easily can lead to the exploitation, abuse and even death of immigrants."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Death, Church, Abuse, Exploitation)
"Over the past year, several cases of human rights abuses, specifically sexual exploitation and abuse, by individuals involved in U.N. peacekeeping operations have raised the suspicions of many Members of Congress and members of the International Relations Committee."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Abuse, Committee, Congress, Exploitation, Rights, Human rights, Past)
"In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse, exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society, and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Society, Abuse, Exploitation, Harm, Laws, Nation, Nothing, Seriousness)
"America does not want vulgarity and sexual exploitation to be our values and we do not want the world to think those are our standards. We want to be a better nation and a better people, with better standards."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: People, Values, America, Exploitation, Nation, Vulgarity, Want, World)
"Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak."
- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(Related: Communism, Exploitation, Inequality, Property)
"A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence."
- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(Related: Communism, Danger, Excellence, Exploitation, Inequality, Mediocrity)
"The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Life, Love, War, Mother, Survival, Battle, Exploitation, Needs, Passion, Poverty, Sickness)
"The Industry's at war. I think it's about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights."
- Don Rose
(Related: War, Control, Financial, Arguments, Exploitation, Rights, Ownership, Property)
"I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual abuse and exploitation of our children."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Abuse, Children, Exploitation)
"It's not difficult in South Africa for the ordinary person to see the link between capitalism and racist exploitation, and when one sees the link one immediately thinks in terms of a socialist alternative."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Capitalism, Exploitation)
"Racial discrimination, South Africa's economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing."
- Oliver Tambo
(Related: Power, Discrimination, Exploitation, Oppression)
"But I don't think there has ever been anything written on the nature of violent man as deep and as thorough as Shakespeare's Titus. I think it puts all modern movies and modern exploitations of violence to shame."
- Julie Taymor
(Related: Movies, Nature, Deep, Man, Shakespeare, Shame, Violence)
"Right now we have a closure rate between discovery and exploitation of four to six months. We need to be more in the realm of seven to 10 days. That is an enormous challenge."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Challenge, Discovery, Exploitation, Months, Now, Right)
"The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one of the most vicious crimes conceivable, a violation of mankind's most basic duty to protect the innocent."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Abuse, Children, Duty, Exploitation, Mankind)