Sunday, 1 May 2016


International Workers’ Day 2016

 20 Quotes About Labor To Celebrate May Day

“The end of labor is to gain leisure.” — Aristotle
“There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.” — Booker T. Washington
“We work to become, not to acquire.” — Elbert Hubbard
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” — George Washington
“It is labor indeed that puts the difference on everything.” — John Locke
“There is nothing laudable in work for work’s sake.” — John Stuart Mill
“Work is the means of living, but it is not living.” — Josiah Gilbert Holland
“From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” — Karl Marx
“God sells us things at the price of labor.” — Leonardo da Vinci
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance, and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
“When work is a pleasure, life is a joy. When work is a duty, life is a slavery.” — Maxim Gorky
“Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He fails to make his place good in the world unless not only he pays his debt but also adds something to the common wealth.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson.
“By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.” — Robert Frost
“A bad day at work is better than a good day in hell.” — Scott Johnson
“Without labor, nothing prospers.” — Sophocles
“It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.” — Theodore Roosevelt
“A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.” — Thomas Jefferson
“Labor disgraces no man. Unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.” — Ulysses S. Grant
“A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is an invisible labor.” — Victor Hugo
 “Work keeps at bay three great evils: boredom, vice and need.” — Voltaire