Best 70 + Labor Day Quotes

Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in every September to honor the contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States.

Famous Labour Day quotes.


“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.”  –  Thomas Edison


“Labor Day is “the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”


“Without labor nothing prospers.” – Sophocles


“I’ve heard of nothing coming from nothing, but I’ve never heard of absolutely nothing coming from hard work.”— Uzo Aduba


“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”— Aristotle

 

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Labor Day

“Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams.”— Donovan Bailey


“There is no substitute for hard work.”— Thomas A. Edison


“Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having except as a result of hard work.” – Booker T. Washington


“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”- Confucius


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


“Dare to be honest and fear no labour.” – Robert Burns

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“There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious, but there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers.” – H.M. Tomlinson


“Find something you love to do, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” – Harvey Mackay


“Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.” – Ralph Ransom


“The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.” – Mother Teresa


“No human masterpiece has been created without great labour.” – Andre Gide


“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the lines between work and play.” – Arnold J. Toynbee


“Take rest. A field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” – Ovid


“When you put a lot of hard work into one goal and you achieve it, that’s a really good feeling.”— Derek Jeter


“Nothing will work unless you do” – Maya Angelou

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Labour Day Quotes

“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.” – Michelangelo


“Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.” – Tim Fargo


“I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.”― Jerome K. Jerome


“A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.”― Victor Hugo


“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”― Jimmy Johnson


“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work”― Thomas A. Edison


“Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose”― Leonardo da Vinci


“It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them.” – Martina Boone


“Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana


“It is labor indeed that puts the difference on everything.” – John Locke


“As we celebrate Labor Day, we honor the men and women who fought tirelessly for workers’ rights, which are so critical to our strong and successful labor force.” – Elizabeth Esty


“Our labour preserves us from three great evils — weariness, vice, and want.”― Voltaire

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“Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.” – Madeleine L’Engle


“All happiness depends on courage and work.”― Honoré de Balzac


“Employment is nature’s physician, and is essential to human happiness.” – Galen


“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”― Douglas Adams


“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”― Gordon B. Hinckley


“Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.” – Samuel Gompers

 

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Martin Luther King Labor Day

“Labor Day means grilling outside!” – Katie Lee


“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius


“If you don’t burn out at the end of each day, you’re a bum.”– George Lois


“You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.” –
Irish Proverb


“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pelé


“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” Joseph Barbara


“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” —Babe Ruth


“Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?”— Michelle Obama


“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho


“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” —Ayn Rand


“Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


Quotes about importance of labor.

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


“You may not know it’s coming / But it’s coming, almost die / Labor Day’s around the corner / Happy Labor Day to You!” Jim Lowery.


“Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.” Daniel Webster


“Socialist William Kruse explained that the roots of the labor holiday go back to ancient Rome and sacrifices to Mai, Mother Earth, and Flora, goddess of flowers.” Colin Fisher


“Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.” Bill Dodds


“Everything in the world is purchased by labor.” David Hume


“Labor is the superior of capital and deserves much the higher consideration.” Abraham Lincoln


“While we are fighting for freedom, we must see, among other things, that labor is free.” Woodrow Wilson


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


“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.” Elbert Hubbard.


Quotes about hard work

“This is just the beginning of a new era for America’s workers.” – james P. Hoffa


“Work harder than you think you did yesterday.” – Alex Elle


“The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.” – Joshua Waitzkin


“Find something you love to do, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” – Harvey Mackay


“Most of the time you will fail, but you will also occasionally succeed. Those occasional successes make all the hard work and sacrifice worthwhile.” – Dean Kamen


“Labor Day is seen as a day of rest for many hardworking Americans.” – James P. Hoffa


“Labor Day 2013 is special. This year marks the centennial of the U.S. Department of Labor – 100 years of working for America’s workers.” – Tom Perez


“Work hard at work worth doing.” – Theordore Roosevelt


“The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.” – Marie Forleo