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Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of all pleasures. (Quote by - Luc De Clapiers)

Labor is man's greatest function. He is nothing, he can do nothing, he can achieve nothing, he can fulfill nothing, without working. (Quote by - Orville Dewey)

By labor fire is got out of stone. (Quote by - Dutch Proverb)

Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Labor is the fruit of civilization, not the basis of it. (Quote by - Alexander Crummell)

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. (Quote by - John D. Rockefeller)

The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Slowly those who create the wealth of the world are permitted to share it. The future is in labor's strong, rough hands. (Quote by - Mother Jones)

The workers asked only for bread and a shortening of the long hours of toil. The agitators gave them visions. The police gave them clubs. (Quote by - Mother Jones)

On their side the workers had only the Constitution. The other side had bayonets. (Quote by - Mother Jones)

Skilled labor teaches something not to be found in books or colleges. (Quote by - Harriet H. Robinson)

Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

I learned in the early part of my career that labor must bear the cross for others' sins, must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do. (Quote by - Mother Jones)

Who will not suffer labor in this world, let him not be born. (Quote by - John Florio)

I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process. (Quote by - Benjamin Harrison)

There is no real wealth but the labor of man. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

A man's best friends are his ten fingers. (Quote by - Robert Collyer)

Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Human history is work history. The heroes of the people are work heroes. (Quote by - Meridel Le Sueur)

He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne. (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)


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