Labor Day Quotes

Labor Day was originally about celebrating the work done by the working classes that made our nation prosperous. It has now become more about taking a break from your “labor” (unless you work in retail) and signifies the end of summer. I thought it might be fun to pull a few of my favorite work and labor quotes out. Here you go!

The end of labor is to gain leisure. – Aristotle

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison


All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. – Peter Drucker

One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys. – Proverbs 18:9

If something is worth doing, it’s worth doing well. – I don’t know, but it’s one of my favorites

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