Genius is nothing but labor and diligence.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things
It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
African agriculture depends on labor. You can't produce crops if there is nobody to work on the farms.
The men and women who have the right ideals ... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
What greater thing is there for two human souls,
than to feel that they are joined for life-
to strengthen each other in all labor,
to rest on each other in all sorrow,
to minister to each other in all pain,
to be one with each other
in silent unspeakable memories ...
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
When people ask me, ‘Why can’t labor organize the way it did in the thirties?’ the answer is simple: everything we did then is now illegal.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence
Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose. But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love.
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 bread it has earned -- this is the sum of good government
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious
Are you entitled to the fruits of your labor or does government have some presumptive right to spend and spend and spend?
With all these blessings, what more is necessary to make us a happy and prosperous people? Still one thing more, fellow citizens -- a wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circle of our felicities
A wise and frugal government ... shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
Life is best enjoyed when time periods are evenly divided between labor, sleep, and recreation...all people should spend one-third of their time in recreation which is rebuilding, voluntary activity, never idleness.
Its not the labor that kills, but the daily routine that wears us down.
Success is brought by continued labor and continued watchfulness. We must struggle on, not for one moment hesitate, nor take one backward step.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
Genius may conceive but patient labor must consummate
Labor is the only prayer that Nature answers.