by Jenny Harrison
The following is a collection of work/labor quotes from famous leaders, authors, and scholars– Enjoy!
“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
“My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.”
“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”
~~Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Labor is one of the great elements of society,–the great substantial interest on which we all stand.”
“What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.”
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
~~Robert Louis Stevenson
“If you intend to go to work there is no better place than right where you are; if you do not intend to go to work, you can not get along anywhere.”
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ”
~~The Bible – Colossians 3:23-24 (ESV)
Copyright © 2013, Jenny Harrison, all rights reserved, Breath of Life Women’s Ministries. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® (ESV®) Copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. All rights reserved. ESV Text Edition: 2007. Images taken from Pinterest. Quotes taken from www.brainyquote.com.