Labor Quotes SMS Collection

A mind always employed is happy this

A mind always employed is always happy.  This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.  ~Thomas JeffersonGCLE

What the country needs are a few

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.  ~Arnold Glasow

To labor is to pray motto of

To labor is to pray.  ~Motto of the BenedictinesCD

God sells us all things at the

God sells us all things at the price of labor.  ~Leonardo da Vinci

Hard work is rewarding beyond gold sweating

Hard work is rewarding beyond gold. Sweating is living. ~Terri Guillemets

Heaven is blessed with perfect rest but

Heaven is blessed with perfect rest but the blessing of earth is toil.  ~Henry van DykeQSO

Take a man out of the trenches

Take a man out of the trenches, make him a straw boss, and he develops a belly.  ~Martin H. FischerFFM

It is only the constant exertion and

It is only the constant exertion and working of our sensitive, intellectual, moral, and physical machinery that keep us from rusting, and so becoming

Man is so made that he can

Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.  ~Anatole France, The Crime of

34i have no more than twenty acres

"I have no more than twenty acres of ground," he replied, "the whole of which I cultivate myself with the help of my children;

There are moments when art attains almost

There are moments when art attains almost to the dignity of manual labor.  ~Oscar Wildeunknown in HHQ, 2010 email

A man who has no office to

A man who has no office to go to – I don’t care who he is – is a trial of which you can

The cure for anything is salt water

The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.  ~Isak Dinesen

It is necessary to work if not

It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair.  Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.  ~Charles Baudelaire,

It is better to wear out than

It is better to wear out than to rust out.  ~Richard CumberlandDCMOO

When everything is finished the mornings are

When everything is finished, the mornings are sad.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

No man is born into the world

No man is born into the world whose work Is not born with him; there is always work And tools to work withal, for

Temperance and labor are the two true

Temperance and labor are the two true physicians of man.  ~Jean Jacques RousseauQSO

People love chopping wood in this activity

People love chopping wood.  In this activity one immediately sees results.  ~Albert EinsteinFD

Without labor nothing prospers sophocles

Without labor nothing prospers.  ~Sophocles