All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
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.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things.
Heaven is blest with perfect rest, but the blessing of Earth is toil.
Property is the fruit of labor; property is desirable; it is a positive good.
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
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.
The fruits of all our labors have left us as we started. To grow without is not to grow within.
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.
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
The highest pleasure to be got out of freedom, and having nothing to do, is labor.
The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on.
Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.
Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.
A mind always employed is always happy.
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.