What made women's labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women.
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim wisdom the source of virtue and of fame obtained with labour for mankind employed and then when most you share it best enjoyed.
The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.
Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi raise aphids as livestock launch armies into war use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies capture slaves engage in child labour exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television.
Capitalist production therefore develops technology and the combining together of various processes into a social whole only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer.
Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour always inspired by the ideal.
If a man loves the labour of his trade apart from any question of success or fame the gods have called him.
And if we must educate our poets and artists in science we must educate our masters labour and capital in art.
It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish the task with more confidence to avoid wasting time and labour and to spare our experimental animals as much as possible made us strictly observe all the precautions taken by surgeons in respect to their patients.
Nothing has changed in our relationship with East West. We have no relationship with East West. We've been withholding our labour for almost seven years now.
The Labour party has done more than any other to address gender inequalities through legislation and other means and to increase women's representation in politics which has led to recent increases in the number of female politicians.
In politics the number of women in the cabinet has fallen and if current poll trends continue and Labour loses a number of marginal seats the number of female MPs is likely to drop significantly.
One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming cleaning modernising our clapped-out system.
I think there's not much patience for organized labour period public or private sector.
Labour was the first price the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver but by labour that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
My mom used to make everything. She had a great garden and composted and made everything from scratch - peanut butter bread jelly everything. I don't know how she did it because all those things take time and love and labour. I only do half the stuff she does - but there's still time.
It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them.
Actually I don't ever think there will be a men-only team of leadership in the Labour party again. People would look at it and say 'What? Are there no women in the party to be part of the leadership? Do men want to do it all themselves?' It just won't happen again.
I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you in a way that members of the opposition are unable to.
The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership they're quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain.
At each increase of knowledge as well as on the contrivance of every new tool human labour becomes abridged.
One of the jewels in the crown of Labour's time in office was the rescue of the National Health Service. As the Commonwealth Fund the London School of Economics and the Nuffield Foundation have all shown health reforms as well as additional investment were essential to improved outcomes especially for poorer patients.
Is anyone serious about the politics of happiness? David Cameron dipped a toe in the water using the word lightly but denying the hard policies it implies. Labour shies away from it but should take up the challenge.
As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.