Labor Quotes

It is in the ordinary duties and labors of life that the Christian can and should develop his spiritual union with God.
Thomas Merton
John kenneth galbraith - washington is a place where people praise courage...

Nikola tesla, new york times, october 19, 1931 - if edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he...
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
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 Burton
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

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
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Albert Einstein
All wealth is the product of labor.
John Locke
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Andre Gide
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
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Victor Hugo
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.
Bette Davis
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Victor Hugo
Saul bellow - any artist should be grateful for a naive grace...
Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation, the blessings of Almighty God.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
William Hazlitt
In the South where slavery still exists, the Negroes are less carefully kept apart they sometimes share the labors and the recreations of the whites the whites consent to intermix with them to a certain extent, and although legislation treats them more harshly, the habits of the people are more tolerant and compassionate.
Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
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
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.
Francis Bacon
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.
Adam Clayton Jr. Powell
Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.
John Anthony Ciardi
The most efficient labor - Saving device is still money.
Franklin P Jones
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Menande
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
Dag Hammarskjld
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Victor Hugo
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
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
George Washington
The fruits of all our labors have left us as we started. To grow without is not to grow within.
Dave Wine
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
George Washington
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
Thomas A. Edison
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 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
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
The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.
John Lancaster Spalding
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
Doug Larson
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
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
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