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Labor Day Quotes
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. — Mark Twain

The thicker the hay; the easier mowed.    — Alaric the Goth

Tools were made, and born were hands,
Every farmer understands.     — Blake

Get work:
Be sure it is better than what you work to get.  — E.B. Browning

Absence of occupation is not rest.
A mind quite vacant is a mind distress’d.  —  Cowper

It is better to wear out than rust out. — Richard Cumberland

Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert. — B.C. Forbes

The fellow who isn’t fired with enthusiasm is apt to be fired. — B.C. Forbes

The eye of a master will do more work than both his hands. — Franklin

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

People who take pains never to do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do.
— Elbert Hubbard

Better to work and fail than to sleep one’s life away. — Jerome K. Jerome

My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. — Lincoln

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work. — J.G. Pollard

Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes; work never begun. — Christina Rossetti

Labor: One of the processes by which A acquires property for B. — Ambrose Bierce

Industry cannot flourish if labor languish. — Calvin Coolidge

Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor. — Ulysses S. Grant


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