Monday, September 01, 2008

This week we focus on LABOR DAY...


Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken. -Bill Dodds

When people ask me, ‘Why can’t labor organize the way it did in the thirties?’ the answer is simple: everything we did then is now illegal. - Thomas Geoghegan

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

Without labor nothing prospers. - Sophocles

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool. - Abraham Lincoln

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

The end of labor is to gain leisure. - Aristotle

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

Many times a day I realize how much my own life is built upon the labors of my fellowmen, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received. - Albert Einstein

A man usually values that most for which he has labored; he uses that most frugally which he has toiled hour by hour and day by day to acquire. - Dorothea Dix

A bad day at work is better than a good day in hell. - Scott Johnson

The Labor Movement; from the folks who brought you the weekend. - Bumper sticker

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