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Motivational Labor Quotes

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If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The end of labor is to gain leisure.
- Aristotle


 

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -
look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity,
and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus
could be intended for enjoyment.
- Soren Kierkegaard

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital.
Capital is only the fruit of labor,
and could never have existed if labor had not first existed.
Labor is the superior of capital,
and deserves much the higher consideration.
- Abraham Lincoln

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome.
No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
- Andre Gide

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Everything that is really great and inspiring
is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
- Albert Einstein

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe.
High-speed Internet connections and low-cost,
skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
- Bob Taft

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
- Henry A. Kissinger

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

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 Browning

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

A wise and frugal government,
which shall leave men free to regulate
their own pursuits of industry and improvement,
and shall not take from the mouth
of labor and the bread it has earned -
this is the sum of good government.
- Thomas Jefferson

I want to have children, but my friends scare me.
One of my friends told me she was in labor for 36 hours.
I don't even want to do anything that feels good for 36 hours.
- Rita Rudner

Cats know how to obtain food without labor,
shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
- W. L. George

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
- Arnold H. Glasow

The National League was born the following year,
as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor.
- John Thorn

Labor gives birth to ideas.
- Jim Rohn

Money is the great tool through whose means labor and
skill become universally co-operative.
- Leland Stanford

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be
purchased nor manufactured.
It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
- Bill Hybels

May we soon enjoy the fruits of our labor in a peaceful and united Germany.
- Walter Ulbricht

That a majority of the Abolitionists in this place
would patronize a free labor store,
in preference to others, I do not doubt;
but we do not muster money in Cincinnati.
- Gamaliel Bailey

I learned in the early part of my career that labor
must bear the cross for others' sins,
must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do.
- Mother Jones

The lash may force men to physical labor,
it cannot force them to spiritual creativity.
- Sholem Asch

We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone.
Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap
foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants.
- Lamar S. Smith

A garden requires patient labor and attention.
Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions.
They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend,
the more does competition extend among the workers,
the more do their wages shrink together.
- Karl Marx

Labor is the source of all wealth and all culture.
- Ferdinand Lassalle

The working class owes all honor and respect to the
first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity
on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.
- Ralph Chaplin

The great dialectic in our time is not,
as anciently and by some still supposed,
between capital and labor; it is between economic enterprise and the state.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
- Menander

New legislation has just been adopted by the International
Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor,
such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work.
- Carol Bellamy

Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.
- Ishmael Reed

If every American donated five hours a week,
it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers.
- Whoopi Goldberg

My husband was just OK looking.
I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'
- Beverly Johnson

My parents had been involved in the labor movement;
if we'd grown up in the city,
we would have been red-diaper babies.
- Holly Near

It is essential that there should be organization of labor.
This is an era of organization.
Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
- Theodore Roosevelt

He who labors diligently need never despair;
for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
- Menander

Honest labor bears a lovely face.
- Thomas Dekker

Must all of them and their families be physically abolished?
Of course not? They must be 'liquidated' or melted
in the hot fire of exile and labor into the proletarian masses.
- Walter Duranty

Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants' labor,
and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are.
- Luis Gutierrez

Where the whole man is involved there is no work.
Work begins with the division of labor.
- Marshall McLuhan

The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.
- Luc de Clapier

We have had actually a decline in government service overall,
but the growth is in high-tech areas,
specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments.
- Alexis Herman

A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd,
like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees,
will often be stung for his curiosity.
- Alexander Pope

Friends are the greatest labor and the greatest reward.
- Jason Zebehazy

We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
- Thomas Browne

To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school -
women must labor to be beautiful.
- William Butler Yeats

Only with the tools of production in their own hands
could the workers ever hope to control their own lives
and receive the fruits of their labor.
- Ella R. Bloor

If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains;
if you pursue evil with pleasure,
the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The thing I don't understand is why so often one hears
discussion of the fruits of human labor as if it's
all the creation of some alien race.
- Chris Ware

I will not be in the position of having management dictated to by labor.
- Charles M. Schwab

The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is
the result of deceptive appearance.
- Leland Stanford

Free trade should not mean free labor.
- Stephen F. Lynch

A White House dinner is the American family assembled,
from labor leaders to billionaires, actors,
architects, academicians and athletes.
- Hugh Sidey

God and the Devil are an effort after specialization
and the division of labor.
- Samuel Butler

I'm in this business because I despise honest labor.
- Marty Robbins

Vote Labor and you build castles in the air.
Vote Conservative and you can live in them.
- David Frost

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor,
to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life.
The money is the gravy.
- Bette Davis

Dignify and glorify common labor.
It is at the bottom of life that we must begin,
not at the top.
- Booker T. Washington

The only distribution of wealth which is the product of labor,
which will be honest, will come through a more equal
distribution of the productive capacity of men.
- Leland Stanford

Make no mistake about it!
There is an organized movement against organized labor
and it's called the Bush Administration.
- Edward Kennedy

I have always been fully persuaded that,
through co-operation, labor could become its own employer.
- Leland Stanford

The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the
late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business
and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead.
- Jane Byrne

Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor,
that he was ignorant.
Now every high-school student knows that.
How did it become so easy?
- Allan Bloom


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