Labor – or Labour?

On September 6 in the U.S. we celebrate Labor Day; in Canada they celebrate Labour Day. However you spell it, here are some quotations about work to go with your celebration:

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vince Lombardi

The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. – Author Unknown

The ancient Romans had a tradition. Whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch, as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way: He stood under the arch. – Michael Armstrong

Men are made stronger on the realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm. – Sidney J. Phillips

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. – Henry J. Kaiser

I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
–Thomas Jefferson

The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.
– Garth Henrichs

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
– Abraham Lincoln

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers

And finally, this from Ann Landers: Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.

Candie The Realtor


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