Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you're put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.— Vincent Van Gogh
Colorful Dignity Of Work quotations
The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity - these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis.
From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.
No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity
Decent work is at the heart of the search for dignity for the individual, stability for the family and peace in the community
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget.
Connect the dots between individual roles and the goals of the organization.
When people see that connection, they get a lot of energy out of work. They feel the importance, dignity, and meaning in their job.
Women's rights in essence is really a movement for freedom, a movement for equality, for the dignity of all women, for those who work outside the home and those who dedicate themselves with more altruism than any profession I know to being wives and mothers, cooks and chauffeurs, and child psychologists and loving human beings.
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor.
Bless, O Lord of the centuries and the millennia, the daily work by which men and women provide bread for themselves and their loved ones. We also offer to your fatherly hands the toil and sacrifices associated with work, in union with your Son Jesus Christ, who redeemed human work from the yoke of sin and restored it to its original dignity.
The basic goal of labor will not change.
It is - as it has always been, and I am sure always will be - to better the standards of life for all who work for wages and to seek decency and justice and dignity for all Americans.
Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration
Jesus came into this world not as a philosopher or a general but as a carpenter.
All work matters to God.
They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure.
How I wish everyone had decent work! It is essential for human dignity.
Though my work may be menial, though my contribution may be small, I can perform it with dignity and offer it with unselfishness. My talents may not be great, but I can use them to bless the lives of others.... The goodness of the world in which we live is the accumulated goodness of many small and seemingly inconsequential acts.
And Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values, like you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond; that you do what you say you're going to do. That you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don't know them and even if you don't agree with them.
I'm a working woman of 80 trying to work out what the image I can project is.
How I can do it with, you know, dignity.
We believe that no matter where you live - whether a village in Punjab or the bylanes of Chandni Chowk, an old section of Kolkata or a new high-rise in Bangalore - every person deserves the same chance to live in security and dignity, to get an education, to find work, and to give their children a better future.
One of the most important resources that a garden makes available for use, is the gardener's own body. A garden gives the body the dignity of working in its own support. It is a way of rejoining the human race.
Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?
Whenever you are engaged in work that serves humanity and is for the building of humanity, it has dignity and it has worth.
Twentieth-century man needs to be reminded at times that work is not the result of the Fall. Man was made to work, because the God who made him was a 'working God.' Man was made to be creative, with his mind and his hands. Work is part of the dignity of his existence.
There is no worse material poverty, I am keen to stress, than the poverty which prevents people from earning their bread and deprives them of the dignity of work.
A lot of jobs don't allow you to be who you are.
There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted.
The footnote would seem to be the smallest detail in a work of history.
Yet it carries a large burden of responsibility, testifying to the validity of the work, the integrity (and the humility) of the historian, and to the dignity of the discipline.
My dad, Fred Trump, was the smartest and hardest-working man I ever knew.
It's because of him that I learned from my youngest age to respect the dignity of work and the dignity of working people.
Everyone wants dignity. And today the mission of HOPE is ‘silver rights,’or making the free enterprise system work for the least of these God’s children, and why we believe that the new definition of freedom today is self-determination.
The American culture promotes personal responsibility, the dignity of work, the value of education, the merit of service, devotion to a purpose greater than self, and at the foundation, the pre-eminence of family.
Certainly Martin Luther King, in the mainstream perception of him, had a dream.
Yes, he did. But the question becomes, what was that dream? It wasn't the American Dream. It was a dream that all human beings, especially poor and working people, be treated with dignity.
The conscientious objector is a revoultionary.
On deciding to disobey the law he sacrifices his personal interests to the most important cause of working for the betterment of society.
Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed, which declares his dignity, And the regard of Heav'n on all his ways.
It is deplorable that homosexual persons have been and are the object of violent malice in speech or in action. Such treatment deserves condemnation from the church's pastors wherever it occurs. ... The intrinsic dignity of each person must always be respected in work, in action and in law.