Labor Quotes

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
Edwin p. whipple - in activity we must find our joy as well as...

John lancaster spalding - the doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and...
Washington is a place where people praise courage and act on elaborate personal cost - Benefit calculations.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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
The body is a marvelous machine... a chemical laboratory, a power - House. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
Theodor Herzl

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
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
Samuel McChord Crothers
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
Brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio. When I labor to be brief, I become obscure.
Horace
It is in the ordinary duties and labors of life that the Christian can and should develop his spiritual union with God.
Thomas Merton
The most popular labor - Saving device is still money.
Phyllis George
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
Dave wine - the fruits of all our labors have left us as we...
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.
Francis Bacon
What happens if a big asteroid hits Earth? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad.
Dave Barry
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to seat 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
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
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
All wealth is the product of labor.
John Locke
Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.
John Anthony Ciardi
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
Doug Larson
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little - Understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.
George Steine
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
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
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
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
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
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Menande
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
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Andre Gide
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 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
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
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
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
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
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