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I have spent my life laboriously doing nothing.
[Lat., Vitam perdidi laboricose agendo.]

I have spent my life laboriously doing nothing.
[Lat., Vitam perdidi laboricose agendo.]

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Such hath it been--shall be--beneath the sun
The many still must labour for the one.

Such hath it been--shall be--beneath the sun
The many still must labour for the one.

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Labor is man's greatest function. He is nothing, he can do nothing, he can achieve nothing, he can fulfill nothing, read more

Labor is man's greatest function. He is nothing, he can do nothing, he can achieve nothing, he can fulfill nothing, without working.

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To labour is the lot of man below;
And when Jove gave us life, he gave us woe.

To labour is the lot of man below;
And when Jove gave us life, he gave us woe.

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When admirals extoll'd for standing still,
Of doing nothing with a deal of skill.

When admirals extoll'd for standing still,
Of doing nothing with a deal of skill.

by William Cowper Found in: Labor Quotes,
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Labor is discovered to be the grand conqueror, enriching and
building up nations more surely than the proudest battles.

Labor is discovered to be the grand conqueror, enriching and
building up nations more surely than the proudest battles.

by William Ellery Channing Found in: Labor Quotes,
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It is generally said, "Past labors are pleasant," Euripides says,
for you all know the Greek verse, "The recollection read more

It is generally said, "Past labors are pleasant," Euripides says,
for you all know the Greek verse, "The recollection of past
labors is pleasant."
[Lat., Vulgo enim dicitur, Jucundi acti labores: nec male
Euripides: concludam, si potero, Latine: Graecum enim hunc
versum nostis omnes: Suavis laborum est proeteritorum memoria.

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Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor

Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor

by Leonardo Da Vinci Found in: Labor Quotes,
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Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased read more

Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Labor Quotes,
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