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.
No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor.
Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends.
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.
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.
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and temperance prevents from indulging to excess.
Our moral theorists seem never content with the normal. Why must it always be a contest between fornication, obesity and laziness, and celibacy, fasting and hard labor?
Learning without thought is labor lost; and thought without learning is perilous.
You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns--you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold!
Constant labor of one uniform kind destroys the intensity and flow of a man's animal spirits, which find recreation and delight in mere change of activity.
We labor to make a house a home, then every time we're expecting visitors, we rush to turn it back into a house.
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.
The Republican Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of cheap labor, satisfying a very important constituency.
The number one problem in our world is alienation, rich versus poor, black versus white, labor versus management, conservative versus liberal, East versus West . . . But Christ came to bring about reconciliation and peace.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. , Jr 1929
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.
A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Without labor nothing prospers.
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.
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over
Poverty, labor, and calamity are not without their luxuries, which the rich, the indolent, and the fortunate in vain seek for.