If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor.
It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything.
Heaven is blest with perfect rest, but the blessing of Earth is toil.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.
A mind always employed is always happy.
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.
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.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things.
Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.
The only liberty an inferior man really cherishes is the liberty to quit work, stretch out in the sun, and scratch himself.
If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.
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.
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop
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.
He who labors diligently need never despair for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
There is no substitute for hard work.