Labor Day quotes:

  • Labor Day is seen as a day of rest for many hardworking Americans. -- James P. Hoffa
  • Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation. -- Samuel Gompers
  • The candidate out front on Labor Day has historically been the one who stayed ahead in November. -- Peter Jennings
  • If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend. -- Doug Larson
  • Rules like 'don't wear white after Labor Day' or 'shoes matching the handbag' are antiquated. Modern women should feel free to experiment. -- Stacy London
  • I believe that summer is our time, a time for the people, and that no politician should be allowed to speak to us during the summer. They can start talking again after Labor Day. -- Lewis Black
  • When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employed and pumping money back into economy, that's exceptionally good news, especially as we prepare to observe Labor Day. -- J. D. Hayworth
  • We celebrate Labor Day by not going to work? -- Carlos Mencia
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  • There's no greater city between Memorial Day and Labor Day than Chicago. It's the single best summer city in America. -- Michael Wilbon
  • Though President Grover Cleveland declared Labor Day a national holiday in 1894, the occasion was first observed on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City. -- Brendan I. Koerner
  • Labor Day 2013 is special. This year marks the centennial of the U.S. Department of Labor - 100 years of working for America's workers. -- Thomas Perez
  • The late Estee Lauder says you can never wear white shoes after Labor Day. But of course, in today's world, that does not exist. -- Andre Leon Talley
  • In 1887, Oregon became the first state to make Labor Day an official holiday, with Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York quickly following suit. -- Brendan I. Koerner
  • When I was 13, my family moved from a suburb of New York City to Miami, Florida, and we moved there the Friday before Labor Day weekend. -- Chris Bohjalian
  • Tomorrow is our final show. That is unless it rains, and then there will be a rain delay. We'll probably make it up in a doubleheader around Labor Day. -- David Letterman
  • Labor Day, I suppose set by an Act of Congress. Everything we do nowadays is either by, or against, Acts of Congress. How Congress knew anything about Labor is beyond us. -- Will Rogers
  • I'm working on a movie called 'Labor Day' with Kate Winslet while still balancing kite boarding. Being an actress and an athlete is a challenge, but I'm excited to see what happens. -- Maika Monroe
  • According to Ted Watt's 'The First Labor Day Parade,' the September date was chosen because it coincided with a Knights of Labor conference in New York, thus guaranteeing a sizable turnout for the festivities. -- Brendan I. Koerner
  • Summer is not obligatory. We can start an infernally hard jigsaw puzzle in June with the knowledge that, if there are enough rainy days, we may just finish it by Labor Day, but if not, there's no harm, no penalty. We may have better things to do. -- Nancy Gibbs
  • Science has yet to isolate the Godiva Chocolate or Prada gene, but that doesn't mean your weakness for pricey swag isn't woven into your DNA. According to a new study of identical twins, it's less TV ads or Labor Day sales that make you buy the things you do than the tastes and temperaments that are already part of you at birth. -- Jeffrey Kluger
  • Labor Day symbolizes our determination to achieve an economic freedom for the average man which will give his political freedom realty. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • It's against the law to go out on Sunday from the end of June until Labor Day. It forces the fishermen to spend some time with their families. -- Bill Vaughan
  • Labor Day is a holiday honoring those who work for a living. Laborious Day is a lesser known holiday honoring those who cannot stop talking about their work. -- Daniel Handler
  • In 2004 Professor Stephen Farnsworth, when I report saying that I got about five minutes on all the networks after Labor Day to election day: only five minutes even though I, like you, were representing majoritarian issues. -- Ralph Nader
  • She left for Juilliard the day after Labor Day. I drove her to the airport. She kissed me good-bye. She told me that she loved me more than life itself. Then she stepped through security. She never came back. -- Gayle Forman
  • And that John F. Kennedy uttered the first variation of "ask not what your country can do for you" in Detroit on Labor Day in 1960. So Detroit was really central to Democratic politics United States. Every Democratic candidate would start their fall campaigns in Cadillac Square. -- David Maraniss
  • It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything. -- John Locke
  • The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first. -- Ginger Rogers
  • A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them. -- Elbert Hubbard
  • Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another. -- Anatole France
  • Make no mistake about it! There is an organized movement against organized labor and it's called the Bush Administration. -- Edward Kennedy
  • I would rather have a big burden and a strong back, than a weak back and a caddy to carry life's luggage. -- Elbert Hubbard
  • It is impossible for one man both to labor day and night to get a living, and at the same time give himself to the study of sacred learning as the preaching office requires. -- Martin Luther
  • All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflicts and battles of man's prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by one nation over another. Labor Dayis devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race, or nation. -- Samuel Gompers
  • I've got a really hard election. If you had a really hard election and it was after Labor Day would you go to North Carolina to a bunch of parties and glad-handing or would you stay home and work as hard as you know how to convince Missourians they should rehire you? -- Claire McCaskill
  • I remember, when I went away to college at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, my aunt sent me a book with the rules of being a Southern Belle. One of the rules was to never wear white after Labor Day. Fashion has a lot to do with confidence and making up your own rules. -- Kourtney Kardashian
  • In 'Labor Day Hurricane, 1935,' Douglas Trevor vividly recreates a historical event. While that is the only story in A THIN TEAR IN THE FABRIC OF SPACE in the historical past, many of the other stories juxtapose fact-both historical and scientific-with narration to an engaging effect, one that distinguishes the voice of this new writer. -- Stuart Dybek
  • Three times a year, theres Strategicon convention, and I go for the board games. It happens Presidents Day, Labor Day, and Memorial Day weekends. You go and take a look at the new board games and meet a couple of board game designers, and you can check out games you dont own from the library and then return them. -- Rich Sommer
  • Three times a year, there's Strategicon convention, and I go for the board games. It happens Presidents Day, Labor Day, and Memorial Day weekends. You go and take a look at the new board games and meet a couple of board game designers, and you can check out games you don't own from the library and then return them. -- Rich Sommer
  • The distance between capital and labor is not a great gulf over which is swung a Niagara suspension bridge; it is only a step, and the laborers here will cross over and become capitalists and the capitalists will cross over and become laborers. Would to God they would shake hands while they are crossing, these from one side, and those from the other side. -- Thomas De Witt Talmage
  • Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor done. -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • God has set labor and rest, as day and night to men successive. -- John Milton
  • Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first. -- Brooks Atkinson
  • Rome wasn't built in a day, but man, did they get a break on the labor. -- Jimmy Hoffa
  • At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day. -- Jhonen Vasquez
  • You exalt me Bati,This is message to the society,Brightest day demandsstruggling, suffering and sacrifice,heroic labor would suffice." -- Ankita Singhal
  • Look for an occupation that you like, and you will not need to labor for a single day in your life. -- Confucius
  • The equivalent of five jumbo jets' worth of women die in labor each day, but the issue is almost never covered. -- Nicholas D. Kristof
  • The labor of the alchemists, who were called artist in their day, is a befitting comparison for a deliberate change of style. -- William Butler Yeats
  • You exalt me Bati,This is the message to the society,Brightest day demands struggling, suffering and sacrifice,heroic labor would suffice. -- Ankita Singhal
  • Authorship is, according to the spirit in which it is pursued, an infamy, a pastime, a day-labor, a handicraft, an art, a science, a virtue. -- August Wilhelm von Schlegel
  • Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings, mainly for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor. In short, it's modern day slavery. -- Jen Lilley
  • That's why I like my job so much, because at the end of the day they're fruits of labor that you don't pick very easily. And I love that. -- Charlize Theron
  • well that's convenient, i guess blessings are easier to come by than i thought. maybe i should ask for blessings on my mission against all those who wear white after labor day -- Cassandra Clare