Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. George Sand
Labor was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased. ~Adam Smith
There is no substitute for hard work. Thomas Edison
All wealth is the product of labor.
The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on. ~Elbert Hubbard.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. Thomas Jefferson
There is no labor a person does that is undignified, if they do it right. Bill Cosby
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them. Joseph Joubert
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. Martin Luther King Jr.
Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honour and dignity. W. Kelly Griffith
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. Elbert Hubbard
God sells us all things at the price of labor. ~Leonardo da Vinci
Without labor nothing prospers. ~Sophocles
The end of labor is to gain leisure. ~Aristotle-
Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life. ~Marc Chagall
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. ~Ovid
We must learn to live together as brothers or we are going to perish together as fools. Martin Luther King
Heaven is blessed with perfect rest but the blessing of earth is toil. ~Henry van Dyke.
It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything. ~John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding , 1690
God give me work, till my life shall And life, till my work is done. ~Epitaph of Winifred Holtby-
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity. ~Thomas Jefferson
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another. ~Anatole France, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard