Labor Quotes

Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
William Hazlitt
Thomas jefferson - i predict future happiness for americans if they...

Anatole france, the crime of sylvestre bonnard - man is so made that he can only find relaxation...
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
In activity we must find our joy as well as glory; and labor, like everything else that is good, is its own reward.
Edwin P. Whipple
If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search... I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.
Nikola Tesla, New York Times, October 19, 1931

A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little - Understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.
George Steine
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
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Victor Hugo
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
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Menande
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Andre Gide
Bette davis - to fulfill a dream, to be allowed to seat over...
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
No one but a theorist believes his theory; everyone puts faith in a laboratory result but the experimenter himself.
Albert Einstein, quoted in Scientific American, September 2004, page 69
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
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Albert Einstein
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
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self - Confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
Arnold Bennett
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
All wealth is the product of labor.
John Locke
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Raymond Chandle
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
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
George Washington
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
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
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Andr Gide
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
Alexander Pope
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
The body is a marvelous machine... a chemical laboratory, a power - House. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels.
Theodor Herzl
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
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
The body is a marvelous machine... a chemical laboratory, a power - House. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
Theodor Herzl
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
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
The effects of kindness are not always seen immediately, Sometimes it takes years until your kindness will pay off, And is returned to you. And sometimes you never see the fruits of your labors, But they are there, Deep inside of the soul of the one you touched.
Dan Kelly
Learning without thought is labor lost thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius