I don't know why, but it is difficult to mistake a navy man. ... they have always been just the best and bravest and nicest fellows I ever met, though given to the use of profane language.
~H. Rider Haggard - King Soloman's Mines
Thirty years of workin' / And they put you on the night shift. ~(Apologies to) Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues
Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.
The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. ~Unknown
American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room without having little pictures on the doors.
He is as antisocial as a flea. Clearly, such people are undesirable, and a society in which they can flourish has something wrong with it.
~George Orwell (1903-50)