Labor Day Quotes to Honor America’s Hard Work

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

Abraham Lincoln

I have a firm belief in the ability and power of women to achieve the things they want to achieve.

Eleanor Roosevelt

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.


No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.

Samuel Goldwyn

Genius begins great works. Labor alone finishes them.

Joseph Joubert

If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.

Shirley Chisholm

There is more to life than making a living. Do not work more than you live.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

To find joy in work is to find the fountain of youth.

Pearl S. Buck

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.

Émile Zola