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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

Life gives nothing to man without labor.

Horace, poet

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

Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer

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

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

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.

Joseph Joubert, writer

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

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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

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

George Orwell, author

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

Thomas Jefferson, 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

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

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

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

Luc De Clapiers, writer

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

John Florio, writer

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

Without labor nothing prospers.

Sophocles, poet

There is no real wealth but the labor of man.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet

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

Martin Luther, monk

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

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

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

The biggest labor problem is tomorrow.

Brigham Young, leader

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

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

Nikola Tesla,

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

Ian Hunter, musician

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

Liberty Hyde Bailey, scientist

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

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

Michael Richards, actor

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

Confucius, philosopher

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

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

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

Josiah Gilbert Holland,

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

Robert Herrick, poet

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,

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

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

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,

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

Confucius, philosopher

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

Must all of them and their families be physically abolished? Of course not? They must be 'liquidated' or melted in the hot fire of exile and labor into the proletarian masses.

Walter Duranty, journalist

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

I'm in this business because I despise honest labor.

Marty Robbins, musician

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

I don't know where Bush is going - yet. But, Sharon obviously - I wrote somewhere in the last several months, that Sharon has adopted, essentially, the position of the Labor Party: that the Palestinians are here to stay.

Arthur Hertzberg, theologian

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 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

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

John Thorn, historian

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

Henry Cabot Lodge, politician

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

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

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

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

Walter Ulbricht, politician

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 poor despise labor when performed by slaves.

George Mason, statesman

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

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

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

Samuel Butler, poet

Some girls cannot go to school because of the child labor and child trafficking.

Malala Yousafzai, activist

In my college years, I worked as a union labor organizer. I was just one of the many workers trying to do my part to help the community.

Jimmy Smits, actor

I doing casual labor by the day. They wouldn't pay you until the next morning. There was a bar that would cash your check if you bought a beer first. A lot of guys never left until they'd drunk up all their money.

Fred Ward, actor

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

The NRA was one of the items that we pointed to when we added money to the labor, health and Education appropriations bill by reducing the size of the tax cut.

David Obey, politician

The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires; and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us.

Josiah Warren, inventor

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

Sidney Hillman, activist

Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.

Thomas Merton, author

Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.

Kofi Annan, statesman

The circulating medium being issued only by those who labor, they would suddenly become invested with all the wealth and all the power; and those who did not labor, be they ever so rich now, would as suddenly become poor and powerless.

Josiah Warren, inventor

Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it's own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts.

Mary Ellen Chase, educator

A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities.

Thomas Jefferson, president

The strike of the miners in Arizona was one of the most remarkable strikes in the history of the American labor movement. Its peaceful character, its successful outcome, were due to that most remarkable character, Governor Hunt.

Mary Harris Jones, union organizer

This is a business of love and labor.

Chester Bennington, musician

I think the gains to be achieved by a combination of reforms and labor market adjustments are going to be more permanent and will provide a basis for reducing unemployment and improving export performance, and sustaining growth, in a way that is more sound and permanent.

Lucas Papademos, politician

Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures; that I must go north, to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps, where the labor fight is at least fought by grown men.

Mary Harris Jones, union organizer

I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions.

Haley Barbour, politician

Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.

Isabel Allende, writer

But every acquisition that is disproportionate to the labor spent on it is dishonest.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.

Cecil Rhodes, statesman

The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.

Luc De Clapiers, writer

The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process.

Mary McCarthy, author

Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants.

Lamar S. Smith, politician

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

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