Labor Quotes

Most popular labor quotes

Cut your own wood and it will warm you twice.
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.

hard work attitude

I am a man, not a consignment of goods to be bought and sold.
There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble.
The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of all pleasures.
There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.


There's no labor a man can do that's undignified—if he does it right.

hard work

To love life through labor is to be intimate with life's inmost secret.
Just as there are no little people or unimportant lives, there is no insignificant work.
The virtuous heart, like the body, becomes strong and healthy more by labor than by nourishment.
Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.

wise spiritual

Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for its own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts.

hard work

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.
A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.