Our labor here is brief, but the reward is eternal. Do not be disturbed by the clamor of the world, which passes like a shadow. Do not let false delights of a deceptive world deceive you.— Clare of Assisi
Fascinating Laborer quotations
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist
Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind.
Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labor is the real sustainer of society, the sovereignty of the ultimate destiny of the workers.
Wealth is not the fruit of labor but the result of organized protected robbery.
Do it because it's in your heart. Not because you want something in return. Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others.
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.
We must love them both, those whose opinions we share and those whose opinions we reject, for both have labored in the search for truth, and both have helped us in finding it.
The people united will never be defeated.
All parts of the body which have a function, if used in moderation and exercised in labors in which each is accustomed, become thereby healthy, well developed and age more slowly, but if unused they become liable to disease, defective in growth and age quickly.
Equality is the heart and essence of democracy, freedom, and justice, equality of opportunity in industry, in labor unions, schools and colleges, government, politics, and before the law. There must be no dual standards of justice, no dual rights, privileges, duties, or responsibilities of citizenship. No dual forms of freedom.
He who labors as he prays lifts his heart to God with his hands.
Be a Gardener. Dig a ditch. Toil and sweat. And turn the earth upside down. And seek the deepness. And water plants in time. Continue this labor. And make sweet floods to run, and noble and abundant fruits to spring. Take this food and drink, and carry it to God as your true worship.
The creator of the heavens obeys a carpenter;
the God of eternal glory listens to a poor virgin. Has anyone ever witnessed anything comparable to this? Let the philosopher no longer disdain from listening to the common laborer; the wise, to the simple; the educated, to the illiterate; a child of a prince, to a peasant.
The best computer is a man, and it’s the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.
Don't let any man into your cab, your home, or your heart, unless he's a friend of labor.
Love the earth and sun and animals, Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, Stand up for the stupid and crazy, Devote your income and labor to others... And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
Read at every wait; read at all hours; read within leisure; read in times of labor; read as one goes in; read as one goest out. The task of the educated mind is simply put: read to lead.
Studying goes deeper than mere reading.
There are surface nuggets to be gathered but the best of the gold is underneath, and it takes time and labor to secure it.
Teach us, Good Lord, to give and not count the cost;
to fight and not to heed the wounds; to toil and not to seek for rest; to labor and not to ask for any reward save that of knowing that we do thy will.
Masonic labor is purely a labor of love.
He who seeks to draw Masonic wages in gold and silver will be disappointed. The wages of a Mason are in the dealings with one another; sympathy begets sympathy, kindness begets kindness, helpfulness begets helpfulness, and these are the wages of a Mason.
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
The Devil writes down our sins - our Guardian Angel all our merits.
Labor that the Guardian Angel's book may be full, and the Devil's empty.
You're a slave in your own country, White Man.
Each year you get to keep less of the fruits of your labor; each year it gets more difficult to carry the burden the aliens have placed upon you; each year the cheap labor of aliens makes your future less secure; each year you retreat a few steps more into the world of slavery.
Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
What can Labor do for itself? The answer is not difficult.
Labor can organize, it can unify; it can consolidate its forces. This done, it can demand and command.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Listen carefully, my child, to your master's precepts, and incline the ear of your heart. Receive willingly and carry out effectively your loving father's advice, that by the labor of obedience you may return to Him from whom you had departed by the sloth of disobedience.
Idleness is the enemy of the soul; and therefore the brethren ought to be employed in manual labor at certain times, at others, in devout reading.
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
My friends, it is solidarity of labor we want.
We do not want to find fault with each other, but to solidify our forces and say to each other: We must be together; our masters are joined together and we must do the same thing.
We must delight in each other, make others conditions our own, rejoice together, mourn together, labor and suffer together, always having before our eyes our commission and community in the work, our community as members of the same body.
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.