Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
The most popular labor-saving device is still money.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.
The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Labour was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
Without labor nothing prospers.
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
Labor wants also pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister
Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it's own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don't think it's going to be easy. It's hard!
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor
The happiness of men consists in life. And life is in labor.