Labor Day Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Labor Day

#1. 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. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#2. Work hard at work worth doing. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#3. Of all the American educational system's problems, none is more severe than the academic year beginning before Labor Day. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#4. To do things, simple things, to be part of family picnics, Christmas, the 4th of July, Labor Day, Mother's Day ... was a man born just to endure those things and then die? - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#5. I've always enjoyed a comfortable life without having to perform a single day of honest labor. Now I have responsibilities. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#6. Rules like 'don't wear white after Labor Day' or 'shoes matching the handbag' are antiquated. Modern women should feel free to experiment. - Author: Stacy London
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#7. The passage into mystery always refreshes. If, when we work, we can look once a day upon the face of mystery, then our labor satisfies. We are lightened when our gifts rise from pools we cannot fathom. Then we know they are not a solitary egotism and they are inexhaustible. - Author: Lewis Hyde
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#8. 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. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#9. Look for an occupation that you like, and you will not need to labor for a single day in your life. - Author: Confucius
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#10. Labor Day symbolizes our determination to achieve an economic freedom for the average man which will give his political freedom realty. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#11. With an accelerated schedule of launch in just two months, NASA and contractor launch and support teams labor steadily with six-day work weeks by day and night shifts - Author: Martha Lemasters
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#12. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed had not labor first existed. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#13. The artistic impulse seems not to wish to produce finished work. It certainly deserts us half-way, after the idea is born; and if we go on, it is labor. - Author: Clarence Day
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#14. At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day. - Author: Jhonen Vasquez
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#15. The stones in your driveway may have come from the slaves who spend all day breaking rocks because it's cheaper for the company to get them from India, where the labor is free. We are all connected. And we all have human value. That's what my work is about. - Author: Lisa Kristine
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#16. I used to work in kitchens, doing 12 or more hours a day of physical labor, so today, eight to 12 hours of cooking, chatting or filming feels like a vacation. When I have a scheduled 'day off,' I spend several hours writing, then I clean until I crash from fatigue. I don't relax well. - Author: Rachael Ray
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#17. If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend - Author: Doug Larson
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#18. Today, in the May Day, find a worker and shake his hand with gratitude! Without workers, no civilisation could be built! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#19. 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. - Author: Chris Bohjalian
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#20. I think of no news to tell you. It is a serene summer day here, all above the snow. The hens steal their nests, and I steal theireggs still, as formerly. This is what I do with the hands. Ah, labor,
it is a divine institution, and conversation with many men and hens. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#21. No great achievement is possible without persistent work. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#22. He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#23. 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. - Author: Will Rogers
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#24. The candidate out front on Labor Day has historically been the one who stayed ahead in November. - Author: Peter Jennings
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#25. I would rather have a big burden and a strong back, than a weak back and a caddy to carry life's luggage. - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#26. 13Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 14but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. - Author: Anonymous
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#27. 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. - Author: Brendan I. Koerner
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#28. The minimum wage in Denmark is about twice that of the United States, and people who are totally out of the labor market or unable to care for themselves have a basic income guarantee of about $100 per day. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#29. 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. - Author: Andre Leon Talley
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#30. 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. - Author: Lewis Black
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#31. 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? - Author: Claire McCaskill
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#32. 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. - Author: Martin Luther
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#33. We went to labor in the fields, my wife and I, hand in hand. Scarcely were we conscious of the fatigues of the day. Heaven always blessed our toil. - Author: Toussaint Louverture
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#34. The Lord had given them the day and the Lord had given them the strength. And the day and the strength had been dedicated to labor, and the labor was its reward. Who was the labor for? What would be its fruits? These were irrelevant and idle questions. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#35. A regrettable situation," said Bierce, smiling, "for the Yuletide merchants who, toward the last there, as I recall, were beginning to put up holly and sing Noel the day before Halloween. With any luck at all this year they might have started on Labor Day! - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#36. I doing casual labor by the day. They wouldn't pay you until the next morning. There was a bar that would cash your check if you bought a beer first. A lot of guys never left until they'd drunk up all their money. - Author: Fred Ward
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#37. The federal government spends about $2.51 per child per day to feed them lunch. Out of that, you have to pay for labor, facilities, and administrative costs, leaving about a dollar for food. Imagine trying to feed yourself a nutritious meal every day with only a dollar. Very difficult. - Author: Jose Andres
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#38. 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. - Author: Daniel Handler
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#39. The way things are going, we are not too far from the day when it will take an hour's labor just to pay for the gasoline to get to the job. - Author: Sherwood Boehlert
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#40. With all their faults, trade-unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. - Author: Clarence Darrow
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#41. Back then, he'd have to leave at the end of August for the start of school, so the week before Labor Day became it's own tiny season of gloom, like a hundred Sunday nights crowded together. - Author: Charles Frazier
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#42. Comic-strip artists generally have very modest ambitions. Day to day, we labor to fit together all these little moving parts - a character or two, a few lines of dialogue, framing, pacing, payoff - but we certainly don't think of them adding up over time to some larger portrait of our times. - Author: Garry Trudeau
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#43. Labor rids us of three great evils; tediousness, vice, and poverty. - Author: John Ruskin
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#44. Sleep, thou repose of all things; sleep, thou gentlest of the deities; thou peace of the mind, from which care flies; who doest soothe the hearts of men wearied with the toils of the day, and refittest them for labor. - Author: Ovid
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#45. 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. - Author: Brendan I. Koerner
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#46. The general tendency towards an eight-hour working day has undoubtedly been healthful, and it is wise for the State to set a good example as an employer of labor, both as to the number of hours of labor exacted and as to paying a just and reasonable wage. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#47. In all the history of organized labor, from the earliest times to the present day, no body of union workingmen ever served in a more humiliating and debasing role than that in which the railway unions appear at this very hour before the American people and the world. - Author: Eugene V. Debs
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#48. Of course I wanted to embarrass my children one day. Isn't that why people had kids?
Besides free labor, I mean. - Author: Laurel Ulen Curtis
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#49. The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day; he cannot afford to sustain the manliest relations to men; his labor would be depreciated in the market. He has no time to be anything but a machine. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#50. Habit is a good thing for the human race ... You have to spend so much energy just getting through the day when you have no habits that you don't have any left for productive labor. - Author: Marilyn French
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#51. Any Hamas or Zionist type who tries to interfere with the labor unions and grab the money will be marched to the guillotines and subsequently beheaded. And isn't that easier and more productive than some endless, bloody conflict? So sayeth the gospel of common sense. Happy Mother's Day. - Author: Roseanne Barr
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#52. Workers do not strike every day, they cannot do that the way they function in the capitalist economy. The way they have to live by selling their labor power makes that impossible. - Author: Ernest Mandel
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#53. 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. - Author: Thomas Perez
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#54. 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. - Author: David Letterman
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#55. By the time of my ninth birthday, I had become a bit of a socialist, as I am said by conservative colleagues to be to this day. I went on within the next few years to volunteer as an envelope stuffer for the American Labor Party, and my political thinking has not shifted measurably since that time. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#56. Tomorrow is the day reserved for the labor of the lazy. I am not lazy. Tomorrow is the day when the failure will succeed. I am not a failure. I will act now. - Author: Og Mandino
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#57. Labor Day is seen as a day of rest for many hardworking Americans. - Author: James P. Hoffa
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#58. As the sun shines I will make hay
To keep failure at bay
For there remaineth a pay
For my honest toil each day. - Author: Ogwo David Emenike
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#59. A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#60. The equivalent of five jumbo jets' worth of women die in labor each day, but the issue is almost never covered. - Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
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#61. I can't do what my mother did, which is tell me every single day of my life about her labor and how long it was and how it was 36 hours of hell . - Author: Kristen Stewart
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#62. No man can be a good citizen unless he has a wage more than sufficient to cover the bare cost of living, and hours of labor short enough so after his day's work is done he will have time and energy to bear his share in the management of the community, to help in carrying the general load. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#63. 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. - Author: David Maraniss
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#64. The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#65. 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. - Author: Jen Lilley
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#66. I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we're all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we'll ever have. - Author: John Green
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#67. There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious, but there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers. - Author: H.M. Tomlinson
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#68. I have brought it all on myself! Why could I not have been contented to labor with my companions, and not wish to be idle all the day like that useless little Lapdog! - Author: Aesop
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#69. I'm loading a dump truck full of mulch for a landscaping job when my cell phone rings. It's hot day and I wipe the sweat off my brow while removing one of my work gloves. It's hard labor, no question, - Author: Faith Sullivan
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#70. Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind. - Author: Henry Ford
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#71. The fact that I could secure an opera engagement made me realize I had within me the making of an artist, if I would really labor for such an end. When I became thoroughly convinced of this, I was transformed from an amateur into a professional in a single day. - Author: Enrico Caruso
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#72. Labor Day is really the last sweet taste of summer. One final pardon before all your Mondays become Mondays again. - Author: Emma Mills
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#73. He's a buying dude, and I've got to sell him something - like my credibility. (On sale Today through Labor Day.) - Author: Jarod Kintz
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#74. The labor of the alchemists, who were called artist in their day, is a befitting comparison for a deliberate change of style. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#75. I didn't argue. Anybody who that drove a Hummer and carried a Glock, let alone had the audacity to wear white after Labor Day, wasn't to be trifled with. - Author: Cheryl Sterling
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#76. We celebrate Labor Day by not going to work? - Author: Carlos Mencia
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#77. No wonder prostitution is so rampant in China, I mused as I watched the four girls watch us: why stand on your feet all day for slave wages when you can get rich on your back? - Author: Tom Carter
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#78. 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. - Author: Brendan I. Koerner
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#79. Rome wasn't built in a day, but man, did they get a break on the labor. - Author: Jimmy Hoffa
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#80. For notwithstanding this rest and cessation from labor which is required on the Lord's day, yet three sorts of works may and ought to be performed ... these are works of piety, works of necessity, and works of charity. - Author: Ezekiel Hopkins
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#81. I never thought I would be one of those wacky chicks who say, 'I loved my labor,' but I loved every part of it. It was the best day of my life. - Author: Sarah Shahi
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#82. Oh you who are born of the gods, easy is the descent into Hell. The door of darkness stands open day and night. But to retrace your steps, and come back out into the brightness above, that is the work, that is the labor. - Author: Virgil
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#83. The highest pleasure to be got out of freedom, and having nothing to do, is labor. - Author: Mark Twain
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#84. Our rural ancestors, with little blest,
Patient of labor when the end was rest,
Indulged the day that housed their annual grain,
With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#85. Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first. - Author: Brooks Atkinson
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#86. God has set labor and rest, as day and night to men successive. - Author: John Milton
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#87. 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. - Author: Maika Monroe
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#88. I worked 12 hours a day, seven days a week for years. Being a comic book artist is like sentencing yourself to life imprisonment at hard labor in solitary confinement. I don't think I'd do it again. - Author: Wally Wood
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#89. 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 - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#90. When it comes to labor and politics, I am inclined to be sympathetic
to the left, but when it comes to the Catholic Church, then I am far to
the right. - Author: Dorothy Day
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#91. Each morning sees some task begin, each evening sees it close. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#92. I cannot imagine anything nobler or more national than that for, say, one hour in the day we should all do the labor the poor must do, and thus identify ourselves with them and through them, with all mankind. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#93. Toil is the portion of day, as sleep is that of night; but if there be one hour of the twenty-four which has the life of day without its labor, and the rest of night without its slumber, it is the lovely and languid hour of twilight. - Author: Letitia Elizabeth Landon
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#94. Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor done. - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#95. Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation. - Author: Samuel Gompers
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#96. 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. - Author: J. D. Hayworth
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#97. Led by a new generation of edgy sportswriters like Lipsyte, we found new purpose in the great issues of the day - race, equal opportunity, drugs, and labor disputes. We became personality journalists, medical writers, and business reporters. - Author: Jane Leavy
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#98. People don't work in factories, [they aren't] big muscular guys. The working class is flabby because they're sitting in front of a computer all day, but it's still their labor being extracted. - Author: Eric Drooker
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#99. I feel like I have a lot more freedom to make these decisions to kind of sit back and enjoy the fruits of my labor. I have a really good sense of who I am now and what I am capable of and because of that, I have the confidence to go after things like a 7-day 545-mile bike ride and know I can do it. - Author: Cristina Goyanes
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#100. 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. - Author: Kourtney Kardashian
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