Labor Quotes

If thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider first how that wealth became thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parent left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better and cheaper.
Francis Quarles
Nikola tesla, new york times, october 19, 1931 - if edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he...

Anatole france, the crime of sylvestre bonnard - man is so made that he can only find relaxation...
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Albert Einstein
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
Dag Hammarskjld
Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labor, exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television.
Lewis Thomas

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Seneca
The most popular labor - Saving device is still money.
Phyllis George
Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.
John Anthony Ciardi
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Thomas Jefferson
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
Sir Winston Churchill
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
Doug Larson
Brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio. When I labor to be brief, I become obscure.
Horace
Two are better than one because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help lift him up.
Ecclesiastes 4910 Bible
Theodor herzl - the body is a marvelous machine... a chemical...
Learning without thought is labor lost thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
Samuel Johnson
One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil. To think is to do.
Victor Hugo
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little - Understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.
George Steine
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Alexander Hamilton
The fruits of all our labors have left us as we started. To grow without is not to grow within.
Dave Wine
The gates of Hell are open night and day Smooth the descent, and easy is the way But, to return, and view the cheerful skies In this, the task and mighty labor lies.
John Dryden
Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate Still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
Wernher von Braun
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.
Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.
Robert Reich
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will. I cannot believe that such a programme would be rejected by the people of this country, even if it does mean the establishment of personal contact with the dictators.
Neville Chamberlain
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Raymond Chandle
Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.
Saul Bellow
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
George Washington
Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge.
Cicero
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Everyone is in business for himself, for he is selling his services, labor or ideas. Until one realizes that this is true he will not take conscious charge of his life and will always be looking outside himself for guidance.
Sidney Madwed
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
Marie Curie
Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors, concern for the great unsolved problems of the organization of labor and the distribution of goods - - In order that the creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Albert Einstein
My fate cannot be mastered it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul I am only its noisiest passenger.
Aldous Huxley
Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation, the blessings of Almighty God.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
The body is a marvelous machine... a chemical laboratory, a power - House. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
Theodor Herzl