Without labor nothing prospers.
No labor, however humble, is dishonoring.
Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
The unproductive tillage of human cattle takes that which of right belongs to free labor, and which is necessary for the support and happiness of our own race.
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
I am not going to accept a deal just for the sake of having labor peace. . . . The deal has got to be fair.
In New Orleans, where a quarter of the city was poor, the prevailing wage for construction labor is about $9 per hour, according to the Department of Labor. In effect, President Bush is saying that people should be paid less than $9 an hour to rebuild their communities.
The commoditization of IT labor by Fortune 500 companies will foster the growth of union activity, ... Price controls and margin controls are forcing providers of contract IT personnel to establish non-benefited classes of employees. IBM Global Services has created such a class it calls 'supplemental.' Supplemental employees get no benefits, no participation in 401-K programs, no profit sharing. They are not protected in any way.
We used some old (fishing) waders, overalls, boots, stuffed him and gave him a fishing pole. It was a labor of love.
No matter how hard a man may labor, some woman is always in the background of his mind.
Failure to respond to the letter is an additional unfair labor practice.
That's partly a legal issue. You have the labor marketplace, where people agreed to work for a particular salary, even if it was in violation of the court's mandate.
It was a labor of love. We worried it wouldn't be done in time.
Currently, we can't survive without migrant labor in agriculture.
The 1990s were an eye-opener. You had the strongest labor market in 30 years; all things being equal, those were good times for African Americans. A lot of black moms were entering the labor market, but the dads kept dropping out.
We will absorb workers' voices to narrow the distance between labor and management.
He's taken a windy day and turned it into a hurricane. Labor is influential in Sacramento. On certain bills and issues, they are very influential. But they are one of many groups that can dominate.
Unfortunately, our understanding of labor history is (bad) -- it is not taught, it is not celebrated.
We feel the data is still quite relative, substantively, ... Most labor market [indicators] really don't change that rapidly so even the truth of it is still fairly accurate. People's relative standings--one group to the other--those kind of things don't change very much from year to year.
There is no trend of mothers dropping out of the labor force. It just looks like they are because the economy has been so hard on working moms.
After we'd been here for a while they told us that there was another woman in labor. It was kind of like a race to see who would have the New Year's baby.
Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.