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Positive Quotes about Labor

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If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

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

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The end of labor is to gain leisure.
- Aristotle

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage,
or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb,
with great labor, and incessant anxiety,
but never reach the top.
- Robert Browning

 

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

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

Everything that is really great and inspiring
is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
- Albert Einstein

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

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

I want to have children, but my friends scare me.
One of my friends told me she was in labor for 36 hours.
I don't even want to do anything that feels good for 36 hours.
- Rita Rudner

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Cats know how to obtain food without labor,
shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
- W. L. George

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
- Arnold H. Glasow

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor,
and so thy labor sweeten thy rest.
- Francis Quarles

Writing is manual labor of the mind:
a job,
like laying pipe.
- John Gregory Dunne

Make no mistake about it!
There is an organized movement against organized labor
and it's called the Bush Administration.
- Edward Kennedy

The working class owes all honor and respect to the
first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity
on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.
- Ralph Chaplin

He who labors diligently need never despair;
for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
- Menander

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

The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.
- Franklin P. Jones

When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go.
- Mary Lyon

I used to think that driving, sleepless,
ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed.
- Charles Kuralt

I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful;
but I have never read in either of them:
Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.
- Saint Augustine

The plays and sports of children are as salutary to
them as labor and work are to grown persons.
- Samuel Richardson

I'm in this business because I despise honest labor.
- Marty Robbins

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.
- James A. Baldwin

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

Only with the tools of production in their own hands
could the workers ever hope to control their own lives
and receive the fruits of their labor.
- Ella R. Bloor

No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs.
No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.
- Steve Forbes

The ingredients of health and long life,
are great temperance, open air, easy labor,
and little care.
- Philip Sidney

Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.
- Ishmael Reed

All wealth is the product of labor.
- John Locke

The full potential of labor can be utilized only if
there is mobility in labor.
- Paul Hoffman

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The most popular labor-saving device is still money.
- Phyllis George

We have had actually a decline in government service overall,
but the growth is in high-tech areas,
specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments.
- Alexis Herman

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

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

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

Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead,
to no sect, race or nation.
- Samuel Gompers

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

Vote Labor and you build castles in the air.
Vote Conservative and you can live in them.
- David Frost

I learned in the early part of my career that labor
must bear the cross for others' sins,
must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do.
- Mother Jones

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of
an infinity of experiences.
- Jacques Maritain

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

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

Before the reward there must be labor.
You plant before you harvest.
You sow in tears before you reap joy.
- Ralph Ransom

But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well,
they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor.
- Thomas Kempis

The candidate out front on Labor Day has historically
been the one who stayed ahead in November.
- Peter Jennings

I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell,
unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy
Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
- Martin Luther

Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants' labor,
and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are.
- Luis Gutierrez

Where the whole man is involved there is no work.
Work begins with the division of labor.
- Marshall McLuhan

If he wants their labor, let them go to work,
without regard to politics.
- Charles E. Merrill

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

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

There are as many jobs for younger Americans as there
are for other Americans of every age group in political campaigns.
Campaigns are very labor intensive and volunteer dependent.
- Marc Racicot

I was unaware of the dispute in Brooklyn.
I would never knowingly wear any clothes or support
any company who produced clothing with alleged wage and labor violations.
- Shakira

A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you,
for the privilege of kicking you once.
- William Faulkner

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

I have always been fully persuaded that,
through co-operation, labor could become its own employer.
- Leland Stanford

Being a member of the labor force and a full-time parent
means trying to manage against overwhelming odds in an unresponsive society.
- Sheila B. Kamerman

The Republican Party looks at massive immigration,
legal and illegal, as a source of cheap labor,
satisfying a very important constituency.
- Tom Tancredo

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire,
called conscience.
- George Washington

I would say I'd rather dig a ditch, you know,
do hard, manual labor than write lyrics.
- Natalie Merchant


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