Labor Quotes

Menande - he who labors diligently need never despair for...
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

John kenneth galbraith - washington is a place where people praise courage...
Allan k. chalmers - men should not trust in god as if god did all,...
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.
Sir Philip Sidney
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

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
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
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
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
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
Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation, the blessings of Almighty God.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio. When I labor to be brief, I become obscure.
Horace
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
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
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
If by saying that all men are born free and equal, you mean that they are all equally born; it is true, but true in no other sense; birth, talent, labor, virtue, and providence, are forever making differences.
Eugene Edwards
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
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
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
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
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
William Hazlitt
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
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
All wealth is the product of labor.
John Locke
The body is a marvelous machine... a chemical laboratory, a power - House. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
Theodor Herzl
Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.
John Anthony Ciardi
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
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
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.
Francis Bacon
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
Dag Hammarskjld
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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