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  • I guess what I want to say to us artists and entrepreneurs is that conventional yardsticks of success don't apply to all enterprises. Labors of love count. -- Steven Pressfield
  • When I saw Paul Scofield do Loves Labors Lost at Stratford, thats when I saw the potential of the level of truth that could go on up there on a stage. I said, This is what I want to do. -- Michael Moriarty
  • Labor should not be about creating monuments on hills or statues in parks. Labors monuments and statues are when a young person can find a job, when a person with disability can get access to the ordinary life that others take for granted. -- Bill Shorten
  • My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors. -- Franklin Knight Lane
  • I have felt the inspiration of the living God directing me in my labors. -- Heber J. Grant
  • Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be. -- Quintilian
  • Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence. -- James Bryce
  • He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. -- Menander
  • No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind. -- Charles Sumner
  • Private sector labors unions continue to suffer losses in their membership while public sector and service unions grow. -- Thomas E. Mann
  • To have prevented one single sin is reward enough for the labors and efforts of a whole lifetime. -- Saint Ignatius
  • Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves. -- Edwin Way Teale
  • The fruits of your labors may be reaped two generations from now. Trust, even when you don't see the results. -- Henri Nouwen
  • The fruits of all our labors have left us as we started. To grow without is not to grow within. -- Dave Winer
  • Whoever labors for the happiness of those he loves elevates himself, no matter whether he works in the dreary shop or the perfumed field. -- Robert Green Ingersoll
  • It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace. -- Andre Gide
  • Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality. -- Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
  • The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices. -- Richard Cobden
  • I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me. -- Henri Matisse
  • The best recommendation I can have is my own talents, and the fruits of my own labors, and what others will not do for me, I will try and do for myself. -- John James Audubon
  • As long as man labors for a physical existence, though an act of necessity almost, he is yet natural; it is life, though that of this world, for which he instinctively works. -- Jones Very
  • You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors. -- Abbott Lawrence Lowell
  • Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways. -- Samuel McChord Crothers
  • Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve. -- Hernan Cortes
  • We become distracted from productive labors by our perceived opponents; we become focused on them and not on our larger calling to advance our nation; our debate becomes more about scoring points against an adversary and less about advancing our common cause. -- Cory Booker
  • The whole idea of a democracy is that we ourselves, the people, are supposed to make a path of our politics, and it is we who with our feet and our vote and our labors and our vigilance are supposed to shape our country. -- Eugene Jarecki
  • You may feel overwhelmed by your own poverty and the labors of the day. But if you decide not to wait until you have more strength and more money, and if you pray for the Holy Spirit as you go, you will, when you arrive, know what to do and how to help someone even poorer than you are. -- Henry B. Eyring
  • We cannot sit still and see the dear Burmans, flesh and blood like ourselves and, like ourselves, possessed of immortal souls that will shine forever in heaven or burn forever in hell - we cannot see them go down to perdition without doing our very utmost to save them. And thanks be to God, our labors are not in vain. -- Adoniram Judson
  • It is a remarkable fact that we can never read or hear of the labors which our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ performed, without taking pleasure in it, while, on the other hand, there is nothing so interesting in the life and history of any other individual but what by hearing or reading it time and time again we become tired of it. -- Heber J. Grant
  • Lingering labors come to naught. -- Robert Southwell
  • Imagination labors best in distant fields. -- Mark Twain
  • He who loves his work never labors. -- Jim Stovall
  • He who labors diligently need never despair. -- Menander
  • Flattery labors under the odious charge of servility. -- Tacitus
  • I want people to enjoy the fruits of their labors. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • I want people to enjoy the fruits of their labors. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • My designs and labors and aspirations are my only friends. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • O sweet solace of labors. [Lat., O laborum Dulce lenimen.] -- Horace
  • Taxes are paid in the sweat of every man who labors. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • I'm convinced that we all harvest the fruits of our labors. -- Benjamin Carson
  • The lover of education labors first of all to educate himself. -- John Lancaster Spalding
  • No missionary can determine the lasting effects of his or her labors. -- Richard G. Scott
  • No confict is so severe as his who labors to subdue himself. -- Thomas a Kempis
  • The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The poet's labors are a work of joy, and require peace of mind. -- Ovid
  • When there are duties to perform [true] servants and sons serve their labors. -- Confucius
  • He who labors as he prays lifts his heart to God with his hands. -- Benedict of Nursia
  • The brave endure their labors, the cowardly are worth the cowards nothing at all. -- Euripides
  • He that never labors may know the pains of idleness, but not the pleasures. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Said about Napier's logarithms: . . . by shortening the labors doubled the life of the astronomer. -- Pierre-Simon Laplace
  • Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existence. -- James Bryce
  • Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes. Observe her labors, sluggard, and be wise. -- Samuel Johnson
  • I have overlived the generation with which mutual labors & perils begat mutual confidence and influence. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • Our work is great; our time is short; the consequences of our labors are infinite. -- John Newton
  • This is the greatest wealth we possess: to know how to direct our labors rightly. -- Brigham Young
  • You may share the labors of the great, but you will not share the spoil. -- Aesop
  • No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • If it were not for repentance and forgiveness, I would become discouraged and discontinue my labors. -- J. Golden Kimball
  • He who labors diligently need never despair for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. -- Menander
  • I cannot think of the results of your labors without shame at the little we do. -- Vincent de Paul
  • ...When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occassional cheese dip. -- John Kennedy Toole
  • No true and permanent fame can be founded, except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind. -- Charles Sumner
  • the labors of the true critic are more essential to the author, even, than to the reader. -- Agnes Repplier
  • Let us go forward in peace, our eyes upon heaven, the only one goal of our labors. -- Therese of Lisieux
  • To have prevented one single sin is reward enough for the labors and efforts of a whole lifetime. -- Saint Ignatius
  • See that your children be taught, not only the labors of the earth, but the loveliness of it. -- John Ruskin
  • Man is not the only animal who labors; but he is the only one who improves his workmanship. -- Abraham Lincoln
  • The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others. -- Saint John Chrysostom
  • . . .We are here to finish God's labors. . .so that we could be His partners in completing the work of creation. -- Harold S. Kushner
  • Rebuffed, but always persevering; self-reproached, but ever regaining faith; undaunted, tenacious, the heart of man labors toward immeasurably distant goals. -- Helen Keller
  • Working in the service of the dead, biographers quit their labors only when the sole remaining task is the impossible- resurrection. -- Laura Furman
  • Whatever our dreams, ideas, or projects, we plant a seed, nurture it -- and then reap the fruits of our labors. -- Oprah Winfrey
  • A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of others. -- Albert Einstein
  • It is a far worthier thing to read by the light of experience than to adorn oneself with the labors of others. -- Leonardo da Vinci
  • It is in the ordinary duties and labors of life that the Christian can and should develop his spiritual union with God. -- Thomas Merton
  • In Heaven we shall not rest from our work, but from our labors. There will be no toil, no pain in the work. -- David Berg
  • One cannot properly appreciate the human realities so long as one labors under the adolescent delusion that people get the fates they deserve. -- Nicholas Rescher
  • The hapless wit has his labors always to begin, the call for novelty is never satisfied, and one jest only raises expectation of another. -- Samuel Johnson
  • The writer labors in isolation, yet all that intensive, lonely work is in the service of communicating, is an attempt to reach another person. -- Betsy Lerner
  • I will not believe our labors are lost. I shall not die without a hope that light and liberty are on a steady advance. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • I do not live to play, but I play in order that I may live, and return with greater zest to the labors of life. -- Plato
  • Human development is a form of chronological unfairness, since late-comers are able to profit by the labors of their predecessors without paying the same price. -- Alexander Herzen
  • For all the saints who from their labors rest, Who, to the world their steadfast faith confessed, your name, O Jesus, be forever blessed Alleluia! -- Walsham How
  • The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others. -- Bryant McGill
  • I have found it to be the most serious objection to coarse labors long continued, that they compelled me to eat and drink coarsely also. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality. -- Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
  • The right of commanding is no longer an advantage transmitted by nature; like an inheritance, it is the fruit of labors, the price of courage. -- Voltaire
  • True love ennobles and dignifies the material labors of life; and homely services rendered for love's sake have in them a poetry that is immortal. -- Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others. -- Bryant McGill
  • I love all of my books. They were labors of love; I was striving to create something well done, and I do feel I succeeded. -- Lynn Flewelling
  • Love as a concrete foundation for an authentically functional civilization requires the around-the-clock labors of forgiveness. Without it, Love fails, Friendship fails, Intelligence fails, Humanity: fails. -- Aberjhani
  • It is an excellent sign, that after the cares and labors of the day, you can return to your pious exercises and meditations with undiminished attention. -- Hannah More
  • The theologian who labors without joy is not a theologian at all. Sulky faces, morose thoughts and boring ways of speaking are intolerable in this field. -- Karl Barth
  • Wishing will not make it so. The Lord expects our thinking. He expects our action. He expects our labors. He expects our testimonies. He expects our devotion. -- Thomas S. Monson
  • Perhaps a day might come when there would be at last be enough to go round, and when posterity could enter into the enjoyment of our labors. -- John Maynard Keynes
  • One enjoys the good things more to the extent that one goes to them after having labored in advance, for labors are a sauce for good things -- Xenphon Ephesius
  • And if any work that I have done should have value beyond my own lifetime, I believe it will be the happy labors of the decade 1869-1878. -- William Henry Jackson
  • Love feels no burden, regards not labors, strives toward more than it attains, argues not of impossibility, since it believes that it may and can do all things. -- Thomas a Kempis
  • Some relaxation is necessary to people of every degree; the head that thinks and the hand that labors, must have some little time to recruit their diminished powers. -- Bernard Gilpin
  • Intellectual beauty is sufficient unto itself, and only for it rather than for the future good of humanity does the scholar condemn himself to arduous and painful labors. -- Santiago Ramon y Cajal
  • I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip. -- John Kennedy Toole
  • It is Lucifer, The son of mystery; And since God suffers him to be, He too, is God's minister, And labors for some good By us not understood. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • All that is needed for the majority of labors to go well is a healthy, pregnant woman who has loving support in labor, self-confidence , and attendants with infinite patience. -- Sheila Kitzinger
  • By establishing reading societies, and subscription libraries, and taking these under our direction, and supplying them through our labors, we may turn the public mind which way we will. -- Adam Weishaupt
  • I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.-Thomas Jefferson -- Thomas Jefferson
  • The very longing for contentment that ought to drive us to simplicity of life and labors of love contents itself instead with the broken cisterns of prosperity and comfort. -- John Piper
  • If I choose to devote myself to certain labors which yield more real profit, though but little money, they may be inclined to look on me as an idler. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • In any service where a couple hold down jobs as a team, the male generally takes his ease while the wife labors at his job as wellas her own. -- Anita Loos
  • As for a limit to oneā??s labors, I, for one, do not recognize any for a high-minded man, except that the labors themselves should lead to noble accomplishments. -- Alexander the Great
  • Society can progress if men's labors show a profit - if they yield more than is put in. To produce at a loss must leave less for all to share. -- Bernard Baruch
  • I think it's always wrong of writers to make too much of the pains of their labors, because most people have much worse jobs and suffer such indignities and hardships. -- Richard Flanagan
  • The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a mater-architect; in execution, the labors of many. -- Hubert H. Humphrey
  • I should write for the mere yearning and fondness I have for the beautiful, even if my night's labors should be burnt every morning and no eye shine upon them. -- John Keats
  • The fullness of joy is to behold God in everything. God is the ground, the substance, the teaching, the teacher, the purpose, and the reward for which every soul labors. -- Julian of Norwich
  • To open avenues to political place and power for all classes of women would cause [the] humble labors of the family and schoo1 to be still more undervalued and shunned. -- Catharine Beecher
  • And whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul. With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. -- Max Ehrmann
  • The fictioneer labors under the constraint of plausibility; his inventions must stay within the capacity of the audience to accept and believe. God, of course, working with facts, faces no limitation. -- Donald E. Westlake
  • Our office...subjects us to great burdens and labors, dangers and temptations, with little reward or gratitude from the world. But Christ himself will be our reward if we labor faithfully. -- Martin Luther
  • Excellent outcomes with much lower intervention rates are achieved at home births. This may be because the overuse of interventions in hospital births introduces risks or the home environment promotes problem-free labors. -- Henci Goer
  • You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors. -- Abbott Lawrence Lowell
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