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Picture quote by Robert Burns about character

Dare to be honest and fear no labor. ⏤ Robert Burns


Picture quote by Thomas A. Edison about work

There is no substitute for hard work. ⏤ Thomas A. Edison


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It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.

Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer

Life gives nothing to man without labor.

Horace, poet

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.

Victor Hugo, author

If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.

Ishmael Reed, poet

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.

Joseph Joubert, writer

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.

John D. Rockefeller, businessman

Labor is still, and ever will be, the inevitable price set upon everything which is valuable.

Samuel Smiles, author

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience

George Washington, president

The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor.

Jim Rohn, businessman

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.

Bette Davis, actress

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.

Liberty Hyde Bailey, scientist

The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor.

George Orwell, author

Labor, if it were not necessary for existence, would be indispensable for the happiness of man.

Samuel Johnson, author

Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvation.

Mary Harris Jones, union organizer

Take not from the mouth of labor the bread it as earned.

Thomas Jefferson, president

He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor.

Benjamin Franklin, president

If a man loves the labor of his trade apart from any question of success or fame, the Gods have called him.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

All wealth is the product of labor.

John Locke, philosopher

Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.

Samuel Johnson, author

Without labor nothing prospers.

Sophocles, poet

The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good.

Martin Luther, monk

The biggest labor problem is tomorrow.

Brigham Young, leader

The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.

Karl Marx, economist

Who will not suffer labor in this world, let him not be born.

John Florio, writer

The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of all pleasures.

Luc De Clapiers, writer

Certainly if we hope do enhance and extend whatever natural assets we were given, we must expect to make an effort, if not actually great labor.

Dixie Carter, actor

I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.

Lucy Stone, activist

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.

James Madison, president

There is no real wealth but the labor of man.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet

When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.

Confucius, philosopher

It was a labor of love and they did really well.

Ian Hunter, musician

In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.

Nikola Tesla,

There's a lot of labor involved in the birth of a new town.

Michael Richards, actor

To be born woman is to know -- although they do not speak of it at school -- women must labor to be beautiful.

William Butler Yeats, poet

If a little labor, little are our gains. Man's fortunes are according to his pains.

Robert Herrick, poet

Labor is man's greatest function. He is nothing, he can do nothing, he can achieve nothing, he can fulfill nothing, without working.

Orville Dewey,

Even in the meanest sorts of labor, the whole soul of a man is composed into a kind of real harmony the instant he sets himself to work.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Confucius, philosopher

Labor is the instituted means for the methodical development of all our powers under the direction and control of the will.

Josiah Gilbert Holland,

Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.

William Howard Taft, president

I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, attention, and labor, make himself what- ever he pleases, except a great poet.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

Climbing is unadulterated hard labor. The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no man has been before and where few can follow.

Annie Smith Peck,

There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.

Liberty Hyde Bailey, scientist

So May 4th in the labor movement has always been an important date.

William Kunstler, activist

Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else.

Billy Bragg, musician

Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard with interest any device or plan which promises to enable at least the more intelligent, enterprising, and determined part of those who are not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.

Leland Stanford, businessman

When money is controlled by a few it gives that few an undue power and control over labor and the resources of the country. Labor will have its best return when the laborer can control its disposal.

Leland Stanford, businessman

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.

Bill Hybels, clergyman

The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is the result of deceptive appearance.

Leland Stanford, businessman

Organized labor, if they're doing a responsible job, is going to organize the pooling of small amounts of money to protect the interests of the people who are not rich.

Warren Beatty, actor

Material loss can be made up through renewed labor, but the moral wrong which has been inflicted upon the conquered peoples, in the peace dictates, leaves a burning scar on the people's conscience.

Hjalmar Schacht, economist

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.

Bob Taft, politician

Labor also wants shorter hours and a say in how work shall be done.

Sidney Hillman, activist

I have been very interested in labor movement. If I could have wished another life, I would have loved to be a pioneer woman in the beginning of labor movement.

Astrid Lindgren, author

Let us embrace Science and the new technologies unfettered, for it is these which will liberate mankind from the myth of god, and free us from our age old fears, from disease, death and the sweat of labor.

Claude Vorilhon, celebrity

In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp, and cannot, therefore, give any information about them.

Albert Speer, criminal

Temporarily in 1934 I became a department head in the German Labor Front and dealt with the improvement of labor conditions in German factories. Then I was in charge of public works on the staff of Hess. I gave up both these activities in 1941.

Albert Speer, criminal

Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America.

John L. Lewis, leader

Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market.

Janet Napolitano, politician

The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done.

Leland Stanford, businessman

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.

Thomas Merton, author

My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'

Beverly Johnson, model

The only distribution of wealth which is the product of labor, which will be honest, will come through a more equal distribution of the productive capacity of men.

Leland Stanford, businessman

The value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labor employed in it, or the mental pleasure in producing it.

Joshua Reynolds, artist

It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.

Ashley Montagu, scientist

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.

Andre Gide, novelist

The great advantage to labor arising out of co-operative effort has been apparent to me for many years.

Leland Stanford, businessman

The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich.

Michael Moore, activist

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

The employer class is less indispensable in the modern organization of industries because the laboring men themselves possess sufficient intelligence to organize into co-operative relation and enjoy the entire benefits of their own labor.

Leland Stanford, businessman

That a majority of the Abolitionists in this place would patronize a free labor store, in preference to others, I do not doubt; but we do not muster money in Cincinnati.

Gamaliel Bailey, journalist

But whether, for example, a coat can be exchanged for twenty yards of linen cloth or for forty yards is not a matter of chance, but depends upon objective conditions, upon the amount of socially necessary labor time contained in the coat and in the linen respectively.

Rudolf Hilferding, economist

Businesses should no longer be allowed to depress wages by hiring illegal labor and then falsely claim that Americans don't want to do the jobs.

Dana Rohrabacher, politician

True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of the social and labor problems which confront us.

Henry Cabot Lodge, politician

America must be the moral leader. It is not enough to have power. Power must be used to protect freedom and give all people hope for the opportunity to see the fruit of their own labor.

Jesse Helms, politician

The country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil, hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them, because in fact, there is none.

Leland Stanford, businessman

The increase in salaries at private companies has exploded, and Romania also faces a labor shortage, especially in construction. We believe that the Romanian market will remain an incentive, so that migration will not be an issue.

Traian Basescu, politician

The thing I don't understand is why so often one hears discussion of the fruits of human labor as if it's all the creation of some alien race.

Chris Ware, artist

Money is the great tool through whose means labor and skill become universally co-operative.

Leland Stanford, businessman

Before the war there were many who were more or less ignorant of the international labor movement but who nevertheless turned to it for salvation when the threat of war arose. They hoped that the workers would never permit a war.

Hjalmar Branting, statesman

In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service, but I deserted on October 10, 1944.

Gyorgy Legeti,

The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.

Linda Chavez, author

The product of mental labor -- science -- always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.

Karl Marx, economist

Growing up, being watched from the outside... it's kind of very taxing and maybe I should just do some kind of manual labor-it might be more relaxing. But I can't, it's not in my nature.

Jennifer Connelly, actress

May we soon enjoy the fruits of our labor in a peaceful and united Germany.

Walter Ulbricht, politician

It might have been offset for us if the revenue from our own oil and natural gas that was just developing had been available to the Labor Government, but the oil revenues were just coming in when Labor fell in '79.

Barbara Castle, politician

Less than 8 percent of private sector workers belonged to a union in 2004, and, overall, only 12.5 percent of American workers carry a union card - down from about one-third of workers in labor's heydays in the 1950s.

Linda Chavez, author

The National League was born the following year, as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor.

John Thorn, historian

The poor despise labor when performed by slaves.

George Mason, statesman

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.

Albert Bushnell Hart, historian

We hear of the wealth of nations, of the powers of production, of the demand and supply of markets, and we forget that these words mean no more, if they mean any thing, then the happiness, and the labor, and the necessities of men.

Francis Wright, activist

We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation.

Carol Bellamy, educator

Labor organizations are formed, not to employ combined effort for a common object, but to indulge in declamation and denunciation, and especially to furnish an easy living to some officers who do not want to work.

William Graham Sumner, businessman

Moreover, there is an unearned increment on capital and on labor, due to the presence, around the capitalist and the laborer, of a great, industrious, and prosperous society.

William Graham Sumner, businessman

God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor.

Samuel Butler, poet

Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends.

Leland Stanford, businessman

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