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  • George Jean Nathan
    George Jean Nathan
    American criticus 1882-1958
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    A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Bodily labor alleviates the pains of the mind and from this arises the happiness of the poor.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
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    Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Learning without thought is labor lost. Thought without learning is perilous.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    The end of labor is to gain leisure.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    Today's greatest labor-saving device is tomorrow.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    You must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being read a second time; and don't labor for the admiration of the crowd, but be content with a few choice readers.
  • Bailey Chase
    Bailey Chase
    American actor 1972-
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    'Saving Grace,' even though fictionally it was set in Oklahoma, we shot it right outside of L.A.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.
  • William Booth
    William Booth
    English Methodist preacher 1829-1912
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    A man's labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
  • Lorrie Moore
    Lorrie Moore
    American writer 1957-
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    A novel is a daily labor over a period of years. A novel is a job. But a story can be like a mad, lovely visitor, with whom you spend a rather exciting weekend.
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