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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Without labor nothing prospers.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
Of all the American educational system's problems, none is more severe than the academic year beginning before Labor Day.
P. J. O'Rourke
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized 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
In the universities, cheap, vulnerable labor means adjuncts and graduate students.
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
Those who invest in South Africa should not think they are doing us a favor; they are here for what they get out of our cheap and abundant labor, and they should know that they are buttressing one of the most vicious systems.
No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
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.
In the late 19th century there was a major union organization, Knights of Labor, and also a radical populist movement based on farmers. It's hard to believe, but it was based in Texas, and it was quite radical. They wanted their own banks, their own cooperatives, their own control over sales and commerce.
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.
Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
Henry A. Kissinger
A consistent anarchist must oppose private ownership of the means of production, and the wage-slavery which is a component of this system, as incompatible with the principle that labor must be freely undertaken and under the control of the producer.
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
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed.
Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
From zoning to labor to food safety to insurance, local food systems daily face a phalanx of regulatory hurdles designed and implemented to police industrial food models but which prejudicially wipe out the antidote: appropriate scaled local food systems.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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