Labor Day has been celebrated on the first Monday of September for more than 100 years to honor the American workforce. Here are some inspirational quotes to help you appreciate the labor of all fellow Americans:
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
~ Indira Gandhi
Men are made stronger on realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own right arm. ~ Sidney J. Phillips I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
~ Thomas Jefferson
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
The man who rolls up his shirt sleeves is rarely in danger of losing his shirt.
If a man will not work, he shall not eat.
~ 2 Thessalonians 3:10 (NIV)
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.
~ Albert Einstein
Work is no disgrace; the disgrace is idleness.
~ Greek proverb
Each morning sees some task begin, Each evening sees it close; Something attempted, some done, Has earned a night’s repose.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
~ Bertrand Russell
There is no substitute for hard work.
~ Thomas Edison
A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
~ Elbert Hubbard
I hope you had a great Labor Day!