Labor Day (9/3/12)

This list includes famous Labor Day quotes from some of the most famous, respected and memorable people of all time.  Happy Labor Day!

I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
John D. Rockefeller

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.

A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.  
Albert Einstein

Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life. 
Marc Chagall

Undoubtedly, a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
William Ellery Channing

No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
Bertrand Russell

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

God give me work, until my life shall end.  And life, until my work is done.
Epitaph of Winifred Holtby