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White-Collar Quotes

We’ve collected the best White-Collar Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Gloria Steinem, Preet Bharara, Gail Collins, Richard Painter, Shilpa Shinde. Use them as an inspiration.

Part of the reason that women go to college is to get out of the food service, clerical, pink-collar ghetto and into a more white-collar job. That does not necessarily mean they are being paid more than the blue-collar jobs men have.
The aggressive use of wiretaps is important: It shows that we are targeting white-collar insider-trading rings with the same powerful investigative tools that have worked so successfully against the mob and drug cartels.
Preet Bharara
In the 1960s, you had this booming economy, and you didn’t really have enough men around to fill all the jobs. So there was this sudden demand that women come back and perform a lot of the white-collar and pink-collar roles that men had done before or that hadn’t existed before.
I have to say that every white-collar criminal defense lawyer knows when the chief financial officer turns state‘s evidence, everyone in the executive suite is in a lot of trouble because the chief financial officer knows exactly where the money is coming and going.
It is tough for an actress to raise her voice on sexual harassment because the chances are they will question your character, they will ruin your career, and they will defeat you in the power game. So one has to be very strong to fight against these white-collar mafias.
Some people see writing as a white-collar career, but I’ve always approached it as a blue-collar writer.
White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America.
There will always be a business cycle, and white-collar workers will get hit in the next recession like they always do in recessions.
It’s a very confusing experience living as a woman in Japan. If your husband is white-collar, the wife is blue. Even if you marry a person of status, the wife inevitably remains a rung below.
Natsuo Kirino
My father used to always say to me that, you know, if a guy goes out to steal a loaf of bread to feed his family, they’ll give him 10 years, but a guy can do white-collar crime and steal the money of thousands and he‘ll get probation and a slap on the wrist.
We’re losing all kinds of white-collar jobs, all kinds of jobs in addition to manufacturing jobs, which we’re losing by the droves in my state.
Prisons are fascinating places, especially when the inmates are educated white-collar types.
The irony is that, coming from a white-collar British background, I tend to play blue-collar Americans!
I wasn’t raised in a very Western environment. I went to a Chinese-speaking school. In my group of friends, the goal was to be a white-collar worker: an engineer, lawyer, accountant.
Nigel Ng
I spent 10 years as a marketing manager. I’ve found my experience in the financial world invaluable background for writing about white-collar crimes.
I did a bunch of blue-collar jobs, because I knew I’d wind up with a white-collar job at some point, and I wanted to, I don’t know, I just wanted to taste life. I dug graves for a while, I worked as a stock boy in a big department store, I worked in a bank.
The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals to justice is ever receding over the horizon.
We’re carrying out a real crusade against corruption and impunity with a focus on white-collar crime.
Joao Lourenco
White-collar crime has been marketed – billions of dollars have been put in to have us be bored by it.
For the longest time, computers have been associated with work. Mainframes were for the Army, government agencies, and then large companies. Workstations were for engineers and software programmers. PCs were initially for other white-collar jobs.
While the DOJ and the SEC must be vigilant in investigating and prosecuting white-collar misconduct, we must also ensure that we are acting fairly and prudently.
All white-collar work is project work. The single salient fact that touches all of our lives is that work is being reinvented.