All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
Every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
The harder I work the more I live.
Choose a career you love and you will never have to go to work.
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.
There is no labor a person does that is undignified; if they do it right.
There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious, but there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers.
No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
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.
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things.
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.