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The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor.
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
James A. Baldwin
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
All wealth is the product of labor.
To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful.
William Butler Yeats
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.
The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.
Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
Henry A. Kissinger
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.
If capital and labor ever do get together it's good night for the rest of us.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
Without labor nothing prospers.
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
Exercise is labor without weariness.
God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor.
Labor diligently to increase your property.
A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
George Jean Nathan
We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
Michel de Montaigne
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.
Some of the best ideas I get seem to happen when I'm doing mindless manual labor or exercise. I'm not sure how that happens, but it leaves me free for remarkable ideas to occur.
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
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