Labor Quotes


463 Labor quotes:



"Take not from the mouth of labor the bread it as earned."
Author: Jefferson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"The eye of a master will do more work than both his hands"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"I am glad to know that there is a system of labor where the laborer can strike if he wants to! I would like to God that such a system prevailed all over the world"
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"There is no real wealth but the labor of man."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor."
"An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half... I never write ''metropolis'' for seven cents, because I can get the same money for ''city'.' I never write ''policeman',' because I can get the same price for ''cop'.'... I never write ''valetudinarian'' at all, for not even hunger and wretchedness can humble me to the point where I will do a word like that for seven cents; I wouldn't do it for fifteen."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor."
"To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure."
"Industry cannot flourish if labor languish"
Author: Coolidge Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into mere segments of men --broken into small fragments and crumbs of life, so that all the little piece of intelligence that is left in a man is not enough to make a pin, or a nail, but exhausts itself in making the point of a pin or the head of a nail."
Author: Ruskin Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Labor, if it were not necessary for existence, would be indispensable for the happiness of man."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes. Observe her labors, sluggard, and be wise."
"I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living."
"All wealth is the product of labor."
"Learning without thought is labor lost; and thought without learning is perilous."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous."
"Are we aware of our obligations to a mob? It is the mob that labor in your fields and serve in your houses -- that man your navy, and recruit your army -- that have enabled you to defy the world, and can also defy you when neglect and calamity have driven them to despair. You may call the people a mob; but do not forget that a mob too often speaks the sentiments of the people."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Labor Quotes Mobs Quotes
"A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once."


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