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I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.
Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
John Stuart Mill
Honor lies in honest toil.
You cannot see the Grand Canyon in one view, as if it were a changeless spectacle from which a curtain might be lifted, but to see it, you have to toil from month to month through its labyrinths.
John Wesley Powell
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end.
H. P. Lovecraft
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.
Light is the task where many share the toil.
It is labor that keeps the strong man strong. And spiritual labor, toil and burden-bearing, is what will give strength to the church of Christ.
Ellen G. White
Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain, or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either, the grief and sin of idleness.
Work is toil: what one does only to earn a living. If it gives pleasure, it is leisure.
As Americans, we realize that there is no taxpayer money that wasn't first earned through the sweat and toil of one of our citizens.
Mine is the horny hand of toil.
John Singer Sargent
Just as we would have no need of the farmer's labor and toil if we were living amid the delights of paradise, so also we would not require the medical art for relief if we were immune to disease, as was the case, by God's gift, at the time of Creation before the Fall.
Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond.
Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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