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700 Inspirational Labor Day Quotes: Celebrate Hard Work (2023)

1. “Blue collar jobs offer more satisfaction and stability than the fleeting glory of white collar jobs.” – Jon Gordon


2. “In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”


3. “Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have. ” – Brian Tracy


4. “What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.” — Madeleine Albright, American politician.


5. “Confidence in yourself is built through acts of everyday courage. ” – Mel Robbins


6. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” — Thomas Edison, American inventor and businessman.


7. “We can have greatness, without having to wear a suit and tie.” -Gina Barreca


8. Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything


9. Lailah Akita Describes how one Person can be a Team


10. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No Excuses


11. To learn you must be willing to change. To change you must be willing to suffer. To suffer you must be willing to work


12. Mastin Kipp13. John Wooden


14. “Blue-collar workers, who often have the least imagination, can solve problems and create solutions that often carry the day.” – Laura Bush


15. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true–hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it. ”


16. “Dare to be honest and fear no labour.” – Robert Burns


17. Fulfillment isn’t found over the rainbow—it’s found in the here and now. Today I define success by the fluidity with which I transcend emotional landmines and choose joy and gratitude instead. — RuPaul


18. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison


19. Lailah Akita Compares Desire and Dedication


20. “Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.”


21. Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. - Stephen King


22. If we can challenge convention, we can solve any problem. —Josh Valman


23. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”


24. The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.


25. I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing. —Herman Melville, Moby Dick


26. 4 Labor Day in India


27. “Work hard. Play hard. Be kind.” – Harry Styles


28. Don’t persuade, defend or interrupt. Be curious, be conversational, be real. And listen. — Elizabeth Lesser


29. Michelangelo Worked Hard to Master his Craft


30. People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day! — Anonymous


31. The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are: Hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense


32. “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work. ” — Oprah Winfrey


33. “Blue collar work combines strength and wisdom.” – Bob Moore


34. “Someone, at some point, came up with this very bad idea that an ordinary individual couldn’t make a difference in the world. I think that’s just a horrible thing. ” — John Skoll


35. To be a star, you must shine your light, follow your path, and don’t worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.


36. Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose


37. I would rather risk wearing out than rusting out


38. Amelia Robinson Wants the Younger Generation to Understand


39. “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.” — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American former professional basketball player.


40. “Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work. ”― Gustave Flaubert


41. “Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams.”— Donovan Bailey


42. “Success travels in the company of very hard work. There is no trick, no easy way. ”


43. “Blue collar work is the backbone of the economy and a foundation of the American dream.” – Unknown


44. “The blue collar milieu was something that I really understood and resonated with me and I thought was underrepresented in American cinema.” – Christian Bale


45. “Live below your means but within your needs. ” – Suze Orman


46. “Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. ” – Dale Carnegie


47. “Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.”— Luther Campbell


48. Inspiration is the windfall


49. “Even when you love your work… It still requires work. Success is not guaranteed. ” – Codie Sanchez


50. “Blue collar work is hard work. It takes dedication, courage, and the willingness to put one’s best foot forward in even the most difficult of circumstances. That’s the kind of grit and determination we must never forget.” –John McCain


51. “My ambition is to always get better and better.” – Lionel Messi


52. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. — Robin Williams


53. “When God adds favour to your labour, your labour will become flavour. ” — Olusunmade Bunmi Damola


54. “Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you're a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.”


55. “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” — Estée Lauder


56. “When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really played.” – Dr. Seuss


57. “I love living in London but I would like to buy a place in Dubai and spend a few months of the year out there. ” Kevin Pietersen


58. “Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana


59. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches. ” – Napoleon Hill


60. “Blue collar workers cannot hire each other. White collar workers cannot hire each other. You have to have a businessman or a businesswomen, a business owner to hire you. And you cannot make the environment so unfriendly to them or so unprofitable or so burdensome that they go out of business,because if they go out of business, you are out of a job.” – Duncan Hunter


61. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t Quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a Champion.'” – Muhahmad Ali


62. Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.


63. Dennis Prager Believes Work is the Key to any Endeavor


64. Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?" — J. Paul Getty


65. It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work. — William Faulkner


66. “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.”


67. “If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all. ” – Michelangelo


68. “Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.” — Maya Angelou


69. Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is hard work


70. Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better. - Jim Rohn


71. “Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another. ” — Anatole France


72. “Society must show that blue-collar crime never pays. Insidious white-collar crime pays very well, and nothing is declared. It's the same reason why Financial Education, probably the most important subject of all, is absent from the general school curriculum - to keep the have-nots ignorant and the establishment's riches safe.”


73. “If a man is called a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and Earth will pause to say, Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well. ” – Martin Luther King Jr


74. Lailah Akita Believes Obstacles Must be Overcome


75. “The only thing that’s keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself. – Tony Robbins


76. “Work hard at work worth doing. ” — Theodore Roosevelt


77. Amelia Earhart


78. “The travels before and after the tour are what add up to what you’re doing. You are really called into service – and it’s the service industry man, it’s blue collar man, I’m sweating by the second song. It’s construction work from that second song on.” – David Lee Roth


79. “No one has to give you permission. If you sit around waiting you may never get it. Better to ask for forgiveness. ” – Codie Sanchez


80. “A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain.”— Mildred Struven


81. Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference


82. “The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. ” —Émile Zola


83. “All confidence is acquired, developed. No one is born with confidence. ” – David J. Schwartz


84. Lailah Akita Advises to be Satisfied With What You Have


85. Talent without hard work is tragic


86. “No matter how hard you work, someone else is working harder. ” – Elon Musk


87. Hard work doesn't guarantee success, but improves its chances. - B. J. Gupta


88. If you are willing to work hard and ask lots of questions, you can learn business pretty fast. - Steve Jobs


89. “Work hard at work worth doing.” – Theordore Roosevelt


90. The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees Opportunity In Every Difficulty.


91. Do not whine. Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.


92. “Just keep going like crazy and look back when it’s over. Otherwise, you just get confused. ” — Cliff Burton


93. “The best way out is always through.”


94. Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.


95. “Greatness lives on the edge of destruction. ” – Will Smith


96. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”


97. Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams.


98. “Without blue collar workers, there is no white collar success.” – Unknown


99. “Money isn’t the goal. The goal is to work when you want, where you want and on what you want. ” – Codie Sanchez


100. “The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.” Sarah Brown


101. “Nothing remarkable or impressive comes to be overnight.” - Innocent Mwatsikesimbe


102. Be the bit of extra you need


103. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. ” Tim Notke


104. “Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile. ” – Gary Ryan Blair


105. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt, American politician and 32nd president of the United States.


106. “Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people. ” – Andre Dubus


107. “Whether it’s a friendly match, or for points, or a final, or any game — I play the same. I’m always trying to be my best, for my team, for myself, for the fans, and try and win. ” – Lionel Messi


108. “If i had a nine hours to chop down a tree, i’d spend first xis sharpening my axe – Abraham Lincoln” and “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change – Stephen Hawking”. These are two quotes that i’m gonna frame into my office. Just loved all of them, am like confused what and how many of them should i paint at my workspace. Thank you so much Ashley.


109. Nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week.


110. “The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.” — James Cash Penney, American businessman and entrepreneur.


111. “Out of discomfort comes greatness. ” Cindy Gallop


112. “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. ” — Vince Lombardi


113. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?” —Michelle Obama


114. It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up


115. “Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll. ” - Helen Hanson


116. Constance Friday Debunks a Myth About Desperation


117. Don't count the days, make the days count. - Muhammad Ali


118. I'm really very self-confident when it comes to my work. When I take on a project, I believe in it one hundred percent. I really put my soul into it. I'd die for it. That's how I am. - Michael Jackson


119. Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the most significant thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it.


120. “We are Argentina. Who the opponent is doesn’t matter. ” – Lionel Messi


121. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”


122. Proverb123. “This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth. ” William Glasser


124. Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day. - George Allen Sr


125. Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. — Theodore Roosevelt


126. “It’s better to do nothing with your money than something you don’t understand.” – Suze Orman


127. “I consider myself a blue-collar actor, just chugging away.” – Aaron Stanford


128. “Ideas do not work..It is YOU who has to do the work.” – Manoj Arora


129. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.”


130. “Insecurity kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Unknown


131. “Without the help of my teammates I would be nothing. I wouldn’t win titles, honors, nothing. ” – Lionel Messi


132. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.”


133. “Don’t underestimate the power of resting. It builds you back unlike anything. ” ― Hiral Nagda


134. “Composing music is hard work. ”


135. “Blue-collar workers deserve our respect for their strength, endurance and dedication to the hard labor. Let’s always strive to show our support and appreciation for these courageous men and women.” – Al Gore


136. “Work hard, play hard, dream big, love loads, laugh as much as you can, and give back.” – Deirdre O’Kane


137. It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe. — Muhammad Ali


138. Mark Fahmy Believes Working Hard Correctly


139. To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all, cherish a magnificent obsession


140. “Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. ” – Stan Smith


141. “Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. ” — Booker T. Washington


142. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. ” – Pele


143. “Dare to be honest and fear no labour. ” — Robert Burns


144. “Once you have the commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.”— Haile Gebrselassie


145. “A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them. ” — Elbert Hubbard


146. “I try to use pressure to help me in every game. Pressure helps me do things to the best of my ability. I like it. I don’t feel pressure; quite the contrary, because I always enjoy what I’m doing and that’s playing football. ” – Lionel Messi


147. “Hard work spotlights the character of people. Some turn up their sleeves. Some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” —Sam Ewing


148. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.”


149. My boss told me to start every presentation with a joke. The first slide was my paycheck. - Anonymous


150. Israelmore Ayivor Describes Easy Come Easy Go


151. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last. - Napoleon Hill


152. “You get what you work for, not what you wish for. ” – Anonymous


153. “Success is great, but even greater with a great team.” – Lailah Akita


154. If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing. — Ernest Hemingway


155. “Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.” — Brené Brown, American researcher and storyteller.


156. The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense


157. William Shedd


158. Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is a success.


159. “Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.” – Dwayne Johnson


160. “Stop doubting yourself, work hard, and make it happen. ” Anonymous


161. “You’re either remarkable or invisible. Make a choice.” — Seth Godin, American author and business executive.


162. “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. ” – Derek Jeter


163. “Dream big, work hard, stay focused and surround yourself with good people.”


164. “Hard work, dedication, and appreciation of blue collar labour.” – Willie Robertson


165. “A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.” ― Victor Hugo


166. The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. —John Milton, Paradise Lost


167. “The enthusiasm to work hard and endless determination is the two great skills for success.” – Lailah Akita


168. The road to success in the workplace requires persistence, passion and commitment. You have demonstrated that you have all three and more. You are the reason we celebrate Labor Day.


169. Have a goal. Work towards it. Because there is not a thing more fulfilling than reaping the fruits of your labor.”


170. “Where I excel, is ridiculous, sickening, work-ethic!….” – Will Smith


171. A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. — Charles Darwin


172. To find what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness. — John Dewey


173. Hard work betrays none


174. “I never think about the play or visualize anything. I do what comes to me at the moment. Instinct. It has always been that way. ” – Lionel Messi


175. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the real greats make you feel that you, too, can be great. – Mark Twain


176. “Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.” Helena Rubinstein


177. “I never dreamed of success. I worked for it. ” – Estee Lauder


178. “His mind filled with visions of a decadent kleptocracy in rapid decline, abetted by both political parties. America's masses, fed on processed poison bought with a food stamp swipe card. Low-skill workers, structurally unable to ever contribute again and too dumb to know their old jobs weren't coming back. The banks in Gotham leaching the last drops of wealth out of the country. Corporations unrestrained by any notion of national interest. The system of property law in shambles. The world drowning in debt.”


179. “Work harder than you think you did yesterday. ” — Alex Elle


180. Be like a postage stamp. Stick to a thing till you get there. — Josh Billings


181. “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” –Napoleon Hill


182. “The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.” – Francois De La Rochefoucauld


183. “Got Dubai on my mind. ” Anonymous


184. Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.


185. Reach for the stars


186. The Answer to the Great Question… Of Life, the Universe and Everything… Is… Forty-two. —Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide


187. Effort means work


188. “The supreme accomplishment is to blur the lines between work and play. ” —Arnold J. Toynbee


189. “It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous.“ Robert Benchley


190. “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” – Kevin Durant


191. “Let’s start by taking a smallish nap or two…” — Winnie-the-Pooh


192. I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. — Lucille Ball


193. “The American blue-collar worker personifies the American dream, achieving success through hard work and dedication.” ― Jason Lewis


194. “My personality is that I’m a human being like everybody else, just a citizen and a blue collar guy.” – Lee Greenwood


195. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan, American businessman and former professional basketball player.


196. “A blue collar dad is proud of his children and the hard work they put in to create better lives for their families.” – Unknown


197. TV’s hard work. I don’t know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived ‘Murder, She Wrote’ all those years.


198. “Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose” ― Leonardo da Vinci


199. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”


200. “Everything you need is within you, the strength, the courage and confidence to change your life. You just need to look within yourself and find it. ” – Amanda Ray


201. “Let your smile change the world. Don’t let the world change your smile. ” – Will Smith


202. “People feed off of your passion and your confidence. ” – Sara Blakely


203. “Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.”


204. “How we behave toward our money, how we treat our money, speaks volumes about how we perceive and value ourselves. If we aren’t powerful with money, we aren’t powerful period.” – Suze Orman


205. “You can’t cheat the grind, it knows how much you have invested, it won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for.” Anonymous


206. “The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.” — Luc De Clapiers


207. “Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No Excuses. ” Kobe Bryant


208. “All wealth is the product of labor.” – John Locke


209. “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them. ” – Ben Hogan


210. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


211. “Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. ” – William Patten


212. “Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.”


213. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. ” — Colin R. Davis


214. “99% of people are not willing to do what it takes to make their dreams come true. ” – Will Smith


215. “When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. ” Karen E. Quinones Miller


216. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.”


217. “May all your blues be "The Blue Collar Follies”


218. “You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it. ” – Lionel Messi


219. “It is the blue-collar women of America who stand as symbols of strength and dedication to family, their country, and their work.” – Hillary Clinton


220. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. —Roald Dahl


221. “The future depends on what you do today. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


222. “It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man. ” — Benjamin Franklin


223. “Blue-collar workers are the backbone of our economy and deserve respect.” – Joe Biden


224. “Work and you’ll get what you need; work harder and you’ll get what you want.” – Prabakaran Thirumalai


225. Joy is something worth fighting for


226. “I much prefer the company of the crew, the sort of ‘blue-collar working person.’ I much more have that sensibility than what the public perceives as what a typical actor would have.” – Michael Cudlitz


227. You've got to work hard for your success and you've got to have a steady presence. That's the secret. - Kid Rock


228. “The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it. ” Anonymous


229. “Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now.”


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


231. “No human masterpiece has been created without great labor.” (Andre Gide)


232. “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well. ”


233. The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. - Elbert Hubbard


234. “I have a work ethic. If I say I am going to do something, I do it. ” – Viggo Mortensen


235. “Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose. ” G. K. Nielson


236. “Confidence is believing in yourself. Arrogance is telling others you’re better than they are. Confidence inspires. Arrogance destroys. ” – Simon Sinek


237. If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.” – Betty Reese


238. There is only one way to avoid criticism. Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing. —Aristotle


239. “Everything yields to diligence.”— Thomas Jefferson


240. “The quickest way to acquire self-confidence is to do exactly what you are afraid to do. ” – Anon


241. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. ” – Coco Chanel


242. “I wanted to finish my career as a Steeler. I felt I just fit the mold as far as a blue-collar guy. I may not be the flashiest, most flamboyant wide receiver out there. But I get the job done for my team.” – Hines Ward


243. “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.” – Lionel Messi


244. “So many things could happen with a hard work.” – Harry Vested Jr.


245. “Blue-collar workers represent an unflinching spirit of hard work” – Unknown


246. “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Isaac Newton


247. Napoleon Bonaparte


248. “I think of being an actor as a blue-collar profession.” – Joe Mantegna


249. Jim Rohn250. “Everything worthwhile in life is attained through hard work.” – Dennis Prager


251. “An opportunity leading to your blessing can totally change your life. ” — Sunday Adelaja


252. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ”


253. “How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you”


254. “No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. ” — Martin Luther King, Jr


255. How many times do I have to teach you: just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. — Shuri, Black Panther


256. “You can’t cheat the grind, it knows how much you have invested, it won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for. ” Anonymous


257. “You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.” — Lionel Messi


258. “To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession. ”


259. Dreams are lovely but they are just dreams. Fleeting, ephemeral, pretty. But dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It's hard work that makes things happen. It's hard work that creates change. — Shonda Rhimes


260. It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction. — Pablo Picasso


261. “To be a legend is easy, to become that legend takes hard work and dedication. ” – Tyson Fury


262. “I have no quarrel with a competitor who sells his labor cheaply; He, more than anyone else, knows the value of his service.”


263. Success isn't owned. It's leased, and rent is due every day. - J. J. Watt


264. Without hard work and discipline, it is challenging to be a top professional.


265. “The flaw in our character is our insistence on separating blue-collar jobs from white-collar jobs, and encouraging one form of education over another.” – Mike Rowe


266. Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. —Judy Garland


267. “Brands must empower their community to be change agents in their own right.” — Simon Mainwaring, Global keynote speaker, CEO of We First, and best-selling author.


268. “When I was first making money the idea of having $100K in savings might as well have been a bajillion dollars. ” – Codie Sanchez


269. “Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams.” – Donovan Bailey


270. “Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.” – Madeleine L’Engle


271. “I will feel no guilt on shutting my door to those who didn’t listen.” – Stefan Molyneux


272. A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent


273. “Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. ” John F. Kennedy


274. “Self-discipline is the center of all material success. You can’t win the war against the world if you can’t win the war against your own mind.” – Will Smith


275. “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.”


276. “If you don’t understand debt, you’ll never be truly wealthy. ” – Codie Sanchez


277. “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.” —


278. The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it. - Tricia Cunnigham


279. Progress will come in fits and starts. It’s not always a straight line. It’s not still a smooth path.


280. There’s no talent here, this is hard work. This is an obsession


281. “I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work. ” – Harry S. Truman


282. The power of imagination makes us infinite. —John Muir


283. Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.


284. Colin Powell


285. I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work. — Thomas Edison


286. “Pessimism is a product of our civilization. It is not natural to the savage; he feels pain, or discomfort, and suffers from these palpable conditions, but when he recovers from wounds he forgets the torments, and when he is well fed he is joyous in the light of day. ” Arthur Lynch


287. “Don't wait. The time will never be just right.”


288. Ignorance and fear are but matters of the mind—and the mind is adaptable. —Daniel Kish


289. Millie Dewitt Believes Progression is Key


290. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. – Scott Adams


291. “The blue-collar worker values the calloused hands that reflect a job well done,” – Gerald Ford


292. “If you don’t fight for what you want, don’t cry for what you lost. ” – Will Smith


293. “Dare to be honest and fear no labor.” – Robert Burns


294. “It’s better to do nothing with your money than something you don’t understand. ” – Suze Orman


295. If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears. —Simon Sinek


296. “Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.” – Norman Vincent Peale


297. With Labor Day approaching us, I think it is important that each of you reflect on your successes this past year. We have made tremendous progress as a team and learned a lot. We have made a difference. I am honored to be working with you and I share my gratitude for your efforts. I hope you all enjoy the long weekend!


298. “Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently. ” — Marie Forleo


299. “To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. ” — Pearl S. Buck


300. “Women’s work, like much blue-collar work and agrarian work, is often invisible and uncredited, the work that holds the world together.” – Rebecca Solnit


301. “I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together. ” Queen Elizabeth II


302. “No one ever drowned in sweat.” – U.S. Marine Corps


303. “No one will believe in you until you believe in you. ” – Robin Sharma


304. Labor Day is a great opportunity to honor all American workers and show them how appreciated their efforts are. Thank you for your continued outstanding work. Happy Labor Day!


305. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. — Mark Twain


306. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” — Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla, Inc.


307. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”


308. Jimmy Johnson Puts in the Extra Effort


309. “The blue-collar worker doesn’t ask for much in life, but hard work and dedication remain their distinguishing characteristics.” – Unknown


310. To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like. — Mike Gafka


311. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’“ Audrey Hepburn


312. “Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” — Sir Isaac Newton, English mathematician.


313. “Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.” — Anatole France


314. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. ”


315. “In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet. ” – Will Smith


316. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pelé


317. “Dream big, work hard, stay focused and surround yourself with good people. ” Anonymous


318. “You can’t be successful without hard work.” — Unknown


319. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. ” ― Ann Landers


320. I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington


321. “A dream doesn’t become a reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” Colin Powell


322. “Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.” – Horace


323. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true–hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” – Ray Bradbury


324. Ruth Bader Ginsburg


325. Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.


326. Without hard work and discipline, it is difficult to be a top professional


327. “Start with a cry, end with a smile.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


328. “Be humble. Bu hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room. ” Dwayne Johnson


329. Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most. - Augusta F. Kantra


330. “Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.” – Ralph Ransom


331. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant


332. “It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything.” — John Locke


333. Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it. - Lou Woltz


334. “By working hard, you get to play hard guilt-free.” Jim Rohn


335. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis


336. “When I was born, my father was a copper miner in Butte, Montana. It was a hard-core, blue-collar situation.” – Barbara Ehrenreich


337. “Work hard so you can shop harder.” – Unknown


338. “The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.” – Joshua Waitzkin


339. “Have a little Dubai in you. ” Anonymous


340. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.”


341. “I was willing to put in the work.” – Ray Lewis


342. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there. ” – Theodore Roosevelt


343. Aniekee Ezekiel Values the Present


344. “Other people’s opinions is a really shi**y way to determine how we feel about ourselves. ” – Will Smith


345. 1 Labor Day in Australia


346. “Do or do not, there is not try. ” – Yoda


347. “My family was blue collar, a middle-class kind of thing. My father was born in Detroit, Italian-American. My mother is English. She acted on the stage with Diana Dors. Her parents were French.” – Lorraine Bracco


348. Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams.” — Donovan Bailey


349. “Desperation is not an evidence of hard work; it’s a sign of lack of faith.” – Constance Friday


350. “There’s no way around hard work. Embrace it. ” – Roger Federer


351. You’re probably on the right track if you feel like a sidewalk worm during a rainstorm.


352. If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter. — John Gotti


353. “Follow your heart, even if it takes you all the way to Dubai. ” Anonymous


354. “When I meet successful people I ask about 100 questions to find out who they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.”— Kiana Tom


355. Do or do not. There is no try. —Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back


356. The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me. - Ayn Rand


357. It’s easy to solve a problem that everyone sees, but it’s hard to solve a problem that almost no one sees. —Tony Fadell


358. “No human masterpiece has been created without great labor. ” — Andre Gide


359. Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.


360. “A legend is not made when he succeeds, but when he succeeds after he fails. ” – Lionel Messi


361. Hard work compounds like interest, and the earlier you do it, the more time you have for the benefits to pay off. — Sam Altman


362. “The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer…form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.” – Andrew Jackson


363. The first person I think of wishing Happy Labour Day is you dad because you have been through the labour for me and you have worked hard to raise me. Happy Labour Day.


364. “Blue-collar work is hard work, but it’s also incredibly rewarding.” – Joe Manchin


365. “I’m just dumb enough to believe in myself, and smart enough to execute. ” – Codie Sanchez


366. “Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success. ” – Virat Kohil


367. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. ” – Mark Twain


368. Do not wish it was easier. Wish you were better.


369. “Hard work is what separates the winners from the losers. ” ATGW


370. “Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession.”― Richard Diaz


371. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. ” – Colin Powell


372. “I came, I saw, I fell in love with Dubai. ” Anonymous


373. “Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify life. ” – Marc Chagall


374. Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?


375. Here are the best hard work motivational quotes to read from famous people that will surely inspire you. Life is not easy, no doubt about that. But by practicing a strong work ethic and putting a great deal of endurance or effort into everything you do, it will surely pay off with good things for you. May these hard work inspirational quotes help you get the positivity you need to work hard, get things done, and achieve the desired success that you deserve. Hard work beats talent, and keep that in mind. Share these hard work pays off quotes with your friends, family, and loved ones to inspire them as well


376. “A blue-collar worker is someone who can find satisfaction and pride in their work, regardless of the type of work,” – Craig T. Nelson


377. “Persistent work always brings a person successful results.” – Sunday Adelaja


378. Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work


379. We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile. — Earl Nightingale


380. The world you desire can be won. It exists. . it is real. . it is possible. . it’s yours. —Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged


381. “Positive thinking is a valuable tool that can help you overcome obstacles, deal with pain, and reach new goals.” — Amy Morin, Psychotherapist and mental strength trainer.


382. “Where I excel, is ridiculous, sickening, work-ethic!…. ” – Will Smith


383. “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African Proverb


384. “Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.” Drew Carey


385. “Companies don’t want you to have multiple revenue streams because then they can’t own you.” – Codie Sanchez


386. “A blue collar dad is giving the best of himself to make sure his family has what it needs.” – Unknown


387. “If blue collar jobs are leaving and white collar jobs are outsourced what color collar jobs are left?” – Bob Edwards


388. “Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.” – Samuel Gompers


389. The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. — Oscar Wilde


390. “When someone tells me ‘no,’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it. It simply means I can’t do it with them.”


391. Liza Wiemer Believes in Persevering


392. “And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” — Oscar Wilde


393. “I’m a doofus from the Valley, a blue-collar guy.” – Adam Carolla


394. “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.” Vince Lombardi Jr.


395. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted. ” – David Bly


396. “In the end, all business operation can be reduced to three words: people, products, and profits. Unless you’ve got a good team, you can’t do much with the other two.”


397. “You are never powerful in life until you are powerful over your money. ” – Suze Orman


398. “There is no substitute for hard work. ”— Thomas A. Edison


399. “I am a normal person. I have the same life as any human being. When I finish playing, doing my work, I have my family, my friends, and I live like any other person. ” – Lionel Messi


400. I think Smithers picked me because of my motivational skills. Everyone says they have to work a lot harder when I'm around. — Homer Simpson


401. “Work hard now. Play harder later.” – Unknown


402. “Without labor, there is no rest, nor without fighting can the victory be won. ” — Thomas A. Kempis


403. I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work


404. “Dubai, thank you for making me feel so alive. ” Anonymous


405. People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. - Ogden Nash


406. “Chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort. ” Kelly McGonigal


407. I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. — Jerome K. Jerome


408. Everything we achieve here depends on your intellect and commitment. I’m honored to be working with such a capable crew of professionals. You deserve all the praise this Labor Day. Enjoy your time off!


409. “It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them. ” — Martina Boone


410. Wishing a very Happy Labour Day to you mom. You toiled in days to do the chores and then you would wake up at nights to check on her. Thanks for everything.


411. Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn't guarantee success, but without it you don't have a chance. - Alex Rodriguez


412. “The Internet is like closing time at a blue-collar bar in Boston. Everyone’s drunk and ugly and they’re going to pass out in a few minutes.” – Leon Wieseltier


413. Mark Twain414. “Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” — Sara Blakely, American businesswoman and entrepreneur.


415. The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place.


416. “Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.”— Paul Coffey


417. Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit. — George Carlin


418. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy. ” – Dale Carnegie


419. “Embrace the pain to inherit the gain.”— Habeeb Akande


420. “Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn. ” Jason Reynolds


421. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. ” – Dale Carnegie


422. “The supreme accomplishment is to blur the lines between work and play. ” – Arnold J. Toynbee


423. “My father was a blue-collar worker. He taught me hard work, integrity, and kindness. I’m proud of him and strive to live up to his example every day.” –Sandra Bullock


424. “When you have confidence, you have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things. ” – Joe Namath


425. “Success isn’t given. It earned.” Anonymous


426. “Greatness exists in all of us.” – Will Smith


427. “Too many irons, not enough fire.”— S. Kelley Harrell


428. “It takes sacrifice as well as talent.” – Lionel Messi


429. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.” – Henry Ford


430. “Aim high, work hard, and love your family. ”


431. “As we celebrate Labor Day, we honor the men and women who fought tirelessly for workers’ rights, which are so critical to our strong and successful labor force.” – Elizabeth Esty


432. A lot of people mistake habit for hard work. Doing something over and over again is not working hard. - Shannon Sharpe


433. “Confidence is not something you are born with, it is developed over time and through experiences. ” – Atlas Rowe


434. It’s not about money or connections – it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone. — Mark Cuban


435. In the end, hard work and persistence are what make fortunes.


436. Thank you for using your amazing talent and limitless energy to progress our shared goals. This company would not be where it is without your committed and focused effort. Happy Labor Day to the best team!


437. “Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” —Babe Ruth


438. “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.”


439. “The more you practice tolerating discomfort, the more confidence you’ll gain in your ability to accept new challenges. ” Amy Morin


440. Michael Bassey Johnson Explains the Work Process


441. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.” – Theodore Roosevelt


442. “Take the jump sooner. Bet on yourself. The risk-return ratio for when you start a business early is less. ” – Codie Sanchez


443. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou


444. “Let’s loosen up some time and take a break to re-calibrate our life. We need no endless over-thinking, though. Let’s just connect the dots, set the scene, and steam ahead. (On a casual day without a tie


445. Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you. – Zig Ziglar


446. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”


447. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”


448. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius


449. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”


450. “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford


451. “There is so much to discover in Dubai. ” Mo Farrah


452. “No matter how hard you work, someone else is working harder.” – Elon Musk


453. “Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do. ” – Pope John XXIII


454. The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. — Sarah Brown


455. “I’ve learned over the years that when it comes to success, consistency is key. Consistent hard work that we may not like doing today, but for a payoff we’ll love tomorrow. Earn it. Enjoy it. ”


456. “Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it. ” – Suze Orman


457. Warm wishes on Labour Day to you dear parents. All thanks to your dedication and commitment towards us that we have had such an amazing life.


458. “Making a living can be hard, but blue-collar workers get the satisfaction of doing what millions can’t.” – Unknown


459. “My dad was a blue-collar working man who taught me to never give up and to always work hard to get what you want in life.” –Mark Wahlberg


460. Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were. - David Rockefeller


461. “My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.” ― Abraham Lincoln


462. “Goals are only important if they win games.” – Lionel Messi


463. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.


464. “It doesn’t make sense. [Republicans are] not for us. You’re not for my values. We’re working class people mostly and blue collar. We’re your cops, we’re your firemen, we’re your carpenters and the things we need – we need to protect our unions, we need to protect our Medicare, we need to protect the working class person.” – John Leguizamo


465. “Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.” –Henry David Thoreau


466. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”


467. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.


468. “I can only strive for what is important.” – Rosie Thomas


469. Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. — Dwayne Johnson


470. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?”— Michelle Obama


471. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. ” – Eleanor Roosevelt


472. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” — Steve Jobs, American business magnate.


473. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. ” – Norman Vincent Peale


474. A company doesn’t exist to serve its own people; a company exists to serve the needs of the people who use its products or services. ― Richard Sheridan, Joy, Inc. : How We Built a Workplace People Love


475. “If you don’t have big dreams and goals, you’ll end up working really hard for someone who does.” Anonymous


476. “There’s beauty in blue collar toil and the callused hands that make things possible each and every day.” – Unknown


477. Chris Bailey


478. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. ” — Gordon B. Hinckley


479. “Be thankful for what you have. Work hard for what you don’t have.” Anonymous


480. The problem with doing nothing is that you never know when you’re finished. – Groucho Marx


481. I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end


482. “When the year starts the objective is to win it all with the team, personal records are secondary. ” – Lionel Messi


483. “Stop buying things you don’t need to impress people you don’t even like. ” – Suze Orman


484. “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work. ” — Joseph Barbara


485. “Blue-collar women are essential parts of the success of our nation and should be recognized for the valuable contributions they make.” – Kamala Harris


486. It’s a funny feeling to work with people who you consider your colleges and to realize that they actually are young enough to be your children. – Alan Alda


487. “The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” Oscar Wilde


488. Evolve into your true form


489. “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. ” - Calvin Coolidge


490. “You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred. ” J. Paul Getty


491. “The flaw in our character is our insistence on separating blue-collar jobs from white-collar jobs, and encouraging one form of education over another. ” Mike Rowe


492. “High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” — Charles F. Kettering, American inventor and engineer.


493. “Sometimes you have to accept you can’t win all the time. ” – Lionel Messi


494. “Everyone wants to ride the train but not everyone wants to lay the tracks.” – Aj Joshi


495. “In the 1960s, if you were a blue collar worker or uneducated, and you had an injury on the job, the company basically dismissed you.” – Howard Schultz


496. The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.​ — Stanley J. Randall


497. “A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor. ” ― Victor Hugo


498. “Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. ”


499. “Working hard becomes a habit, a serious kind of fun. You get self-satisfaction from pushing your self to the limit, knowing that all the effort is going to pay off. ” ― Mary Lou Retton


500. “Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having except as a result of hard work.” — Booker T. Washington


501. “The key to making money is to stay invested.” – Suze Orman


502. “Without the sweat and labor of blue-collar workers, the world would be a much different place. We owe them a debt of gratitude for all the sacrifices they have made.” – Joe Biden


503. We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in


504. “A blue-collar worker’s income may not be high, but their worth to the world is beyond measure!” – Unknown


505. “Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.”


506. You can’t cheat the grind, it knows how much you have invested, it won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for. - Anonymous


507. Work harder than you think you did yesterday


508. Genius is born—not paid. —Oscar Wilde


509. “Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice. ”


510. Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see further. - Thomas Carlyle


511. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” Thomas Jefferson


512. “Work harder than you think you did yesterday.” Alex Elle


513. My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're called when you don't have a job. – Ted Turner


514. “There is no substitute for hard work.” -Thomas A. Edison


515. Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler. —Albert Einstein


516. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan and guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”


517. “An honest day’s work by a blue-collar worker is worth more than a thousand hours of the CEO’s time.” ― Chris Gardner


518. Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers


519. “Work hard at work worth doing. ”


520. There is no substitute for hard work. - Thomas Edison


521. “What you don’t sweat out when you’re young will turn into tears when you’re old.” - Japanese Proverb


522. I don’t like work – no man does – but I like what is in the work – the chance to find yourself. Your own reality – for yourself not for others – what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means


523. “Take a chance. It’s the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push boundaries. ” – Richard Branson


524. “All happiness depends on courage and work.” ― Honoré de Balzac


525. The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it. — Groucho Marx


526. “Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. ” – Napoleon Hill


527. “There is no magic to achievement. It’s really about hard work, choices, and persistence. ”


528. “Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken. ” — Bill Dodds


529. Words are not enough to thank you for your strength, courage and dedication, frontliners. We are forever in your debt for your sacrifices. Happy labor. day.


530. The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. — Richard Bach


531. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ” – William James


532. “A blue collar dad works hard every day, but his biggest reward is seeing his family thrive.” – Unknown


533. “Happiness is holding tickets that say Dubai. ” Anonymous


534. “Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.” ― Gustave Flaubert


535. “Blue-collar workers are the ones who make the world go round,” – Warren Buffett


536. “If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe. ” — Abraham Lincoln


537. “My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. ” – Indira Gandhi


538. “I’m not the least bit polished, I come from a blue collar background and I never thought I could feel comfortable around the English.” – Paul Walker


539. “I’ve learned from experience that if you work harder at it and apply more energy and time to it, and more consistency, you get a better result. It comes from the work. ” — Louis C. K


540. “Nothing worth having comes easy. ” Anonymous


541. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”


542. The only place success comes before work is the dictionary. — Vince Lombardi


543. Professionalism + creativity = outstanding results. Your performance and contributions this past year are something I hope you all are very proud of. Work ethic from people like you is what makes this country great. This Labor Day, all the praise goes to you.


544. “Happy Labor Day” Quotes


545. Seuss Quotes That Can Change the World


546. “Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They’re realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks. ” – Elbert Hubbard


547. Moolesh Dindoyal lists the Pillars of Success


548. When you live for a definite purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity.


549. “You can always improve and grow, and that has always been my thinking, not to settle with what I am, and always try to improve and grow as a person and footballer, and I believe that is what I’ve been doing all my career, adding new elements to my football. ” – Lionel Messi


550. Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love.


551. “Dear Dubai, I will never get over you. ” Anonymous


552. “I don’t need the best hairstyle or the best body. Just give me a ball at my feet and I’ll show you what I can do. ” – Lionel Messi


553. I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then. —Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland


554. “I work hard because I love my work. ”


555. “There is a price to be paid for any accomplishment.” – Lailah Akita’


556. To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking


557. “Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess. ” – Sabrina Carpenter


558. “If you are not where you want to be, do not quit. Instead, reinvent yourself and change your habits.”


559. “There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.”


560. “Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor. ” – Brian Tracy


561. “We never understood the concept of people going onstage and giving anything less than 100 percent. Maybe that’s a blue-collar work ethic, but I call it just ethics.” – Steven Van Zandt


562. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe Believes the Joy Makes it Worth It


563. “Blue-collar women have a great capacity to take on difficult tasks, solve problems, and complete tasks in the workplace with skill, grace and enthusiasm.” – Amy Klobuchar


564. “In the theater we’re like blue-collar workers: It’s a physical job, you don’t make a lot of money, and you’re on the road all the time. It’s worth it in that it’s the best job in the world, but you have to negotiate living in cities that don’t always accommodate you.” – Randy Harrison


565. “May day is not an ordinary day because it is a day that cherishes the extraordinary people, the workers!” — Mehmet Murat ildan


566. “Believe in yourself, work hard, work smart and passionately present your best self to the world. ”


567. When someone tells me no", it doesn't mean I can't do it, it simply means I can't do it with them. - Karen E. Quinones Miller


568. Find something that you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. — Julia Child


569. “Blue collar work isn’t just physical labor; it’s hard work with great purpose and pride.” – Jeff Hastings


570. “We are what we believe we are. ” – C. S. Lewis


571. “It’s only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy, and resolute courage , that we move on to better things. ” – Theodore Roosevelt


572. “I would rather risk wearing out than rusting out. ” – Theodore Roosevelt


573. “It is labor indeed that puts the difference on everything.” – John Locke


574. With hard work and dedication, anything is possible. - Timothy Weah


575. Angela Duckworth


576. The food on our table, the roof on our heads and the smiles on our faces are because you have toiled hard for all of it. Happy Labour Day. to. my. husband.


577. What comes easy won’t last. What lasts won’t come easy


578. “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms. ” – Zen Shin


579. “Work harder than you think you did yesterday. ” Alex Elle


580. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard


581. “Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today. ” – Tim Fargo


582. The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.


583. “Everybody wants the hack. Be the person who does the work.” – Codie Sanchez


584. “No human masterpiece has been created without great labour.” – Andre Gide


585. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity. ”


586. There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. - Zig Ziglar


587. What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. – Phyllis Diller


588. “The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. ” – M. Scott Peck


589. “It's the building of things that makes you happy. You have to enjoy the process whether you succeed or fail.” — Caterina Fake, American entrepreneur and businesswoman.


590. “No matter what your job may be, respect the blue collar worker – they are the unsung heroes of our economy.” – Unknown


591. “Be like a duck, paddling and working hard in the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling, calm face.” – Manoj Arora


592. “I just can’t help falling in love with Dubai. ” Anonymous


593. “No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. ” — Theodore Roosevelt


594. “I’ve heard of nothing coming from nothing, but I’ve never heard of absolutely nothing coming from hard work.” (Uzo Aduba)


595. “Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night. ” — Marian Wright Edelman


596. If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time


597. “Blue-collar women should be honored and celebrated for the important contributions they make and the strength they show.” – John McCain


598. A happy mother is a good mother, and if work makes you hum, your whole family sings along.


599. “I understand a lot of celebrities lose weight because they have the opportunity to get in shape and become healthier, but when you get so polished, you can’t tell the story of a blue-collar family anymore.” – Cristela Alonzo


600. “You’ve got to respect a blue-collar woman, because she has gotten to where she is through determination and dedication.” – Halle Berry


601. “In the absence of an answer that is complicated and sort of maybe troubling, we sometimes settle for the easy answer. It’s easier to believe that my discomfort comes from some fact that is being hidden from me. ” Kevin Young


602. “If the workers of the world want to win, all they have to do is recognize their own solidarity. They have nothing to do but fold their arms and the world will stop. The workers are more powerful with their hands in the pockets than all the property of capitalists. . .”


603. “Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.”


604. “Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. ”


605. Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do


606. “Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.” — John Ciardi


607. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory. ” – Mohandas Gandhi


608. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. ” – Thomas A. Edison


609. Happiness is not having to set an alarm for the next day. Or the next day. Or the next day.


610. “Blue-collar jobs have a pride all their own.” — Unknown


611. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. ” — Confucius


612. “You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself. ”


613. “It is the worst of times but it is the best of times because we still have a chance.” – Sylvia Earle


614. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. “ —Confucius


615. “The nicest people I meet in life are those who work hard for everything they have.” – Ken Poirot


616. “If you get tired learn to rest, not to quit. ” - Banksy


617. “If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it’s the best possible substitute for it. ” –James A. Garfield


618. Let’s press the restart button on summer.


619. “It was working men and women who made the 20th century the American century. It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today.” — Barack Obama


620. “Nothing works—unless you do”- Maya Angelou


621. “I was willing to put in the work. ” – Ray Lewis


622. “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.” Malcolm Forbes


623. Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor. – John Ciardi


624. Your potential, the absolute best you’re capable of—that’s the metric to measure yourself against. Your standards are. Winning is not enough. People can get lucky and win. People can be assholes and win. Anyone can win. But not everyone is the best possible version of themselves. ― Ryan Holiday, The Ego Is the Enemy


625. This is the real secret of life, to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. - Alan Watts


626. “You were hired because you met expectations, you will be promoted if you can exceed them.”— Saji Ijiyemi


627. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. —John Quincy Adams


628. “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”


629. “If you don’t work hard for your dreams you are going to end up being mediocre. ” ATGW


630. If you really believe in what you're doing, work hard, take nothing personally, and if something blocks your route, find another. Never give up. — Laurie Notaro


631. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time. Still, the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.


632. “Take advantage of every minute that you have, in football an in life. ” – Lionel Messi


633. I choose a lazy person to do a hard job, because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. — Bill Gates


634. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”— Jimmy Johnson


635. “Genius begins great works. Labor alone finishes them. ” —Joseph Joubert


636. “You defeat defeatism with confidence. ” – Vince Lombardi


637. “If I told you I’ve worked hard to get where I’m at, I’d be lying, because I have no idea where I am right now.”— Jarod Kintz


638. “Confidence is not holding back the deck of cards of your weaknesses. Confidence is a comfort with vulnerability.” – Brendon Burchard


639. Today, we celebrate our phenomenal team members. If we achieve anything, it’s because of the passion and dedication shared by everyone here to a common cause, with us all rowing in the same direction. Thank you all for your sacrifices and valuable contributions all year long. Have some well-deserved time off this Labor Day!


640. “My theory is, if you look confident you can pull off anything, even if you have no clue what you are doing. ” – Jessica Alba


641. “The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence. ” – Blake Lively


642. “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard. ” – Kevin Durant


643. “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. ” – Bruce Lee


644. “Kinsey was never a lawyer. She’s strictly blue collar.” – Sue Grafton


645. “Have confidence in your ability to do it right, and work hard to do the best possible job. ”


646. “I don’t know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived. ” – Will Smith


647. “No human masterpiece has been created without great labor.”


648. “The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. ” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


649. “The Road to Success is Through Commitment.”


650. If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe. —Abraham Lincoln


651. “It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning”


652. Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard


653. “You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.” – Lionel Messi


654. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. ” — Confucius


655. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi


656. “Be an individual, work hard, study, get your mind straight, and trust nobody. ”


657. “The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.” – Unknown


658. Take action and believe in yourself. Dreams do come true


659. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. ” – Newt Gingrich


660. “I don’t have a blue-collar job. It’s more of a green collar, because of all the yellow sweat stains mixing in.”— Jarod Kintz


661. I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true — hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it. — Ray Bradbury


662. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”


663. You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage worth ethic. — Zig Ziglar


664. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time. ” – Joe Girard


665. “Don’t ever let anybody tell you to just wait. Tell them to show you the money. ” – Codie Sanchez


666. “Show me a self-confident person who also has humility and I will show you somebody with an amazing future.” – Ed Mylett


667. Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over. —F. Scott Fitzgerald


668. “It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. ” – Mark Cuban


669. “Think of many things; do one.”


670. Ken Poirot Knows it Takes More than Hard Work


671. “Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. ” – Chuck Close


672. “The ultimate debate: is it a cookout or a barbecue?”


673. “I believe that opportunity looks a lot like hard work. ” – Ashton Kutcher


674. I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end. — Larry Bird


675. Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you didn’t have a plan. – Larry Winget


676. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”


677. “The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. The Central Labor Union held its second Labor Day holiday a year later, on September 5, 1883. By 1894, 23 more states had adopted the holiday, and on June 28, 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a law making the first Monday in September of each year a national holiday.”


678. “Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” — Vince Lombardi, American football coach and executive in the National Football League.


679. “The road to power is in taking responsibility. ” – Will Smith


680. Don’t give up. The beginning is always the hardest. Life rewards those who work hard at it.


681. “Labor Day means grilling outside!” – Katie Lee


682. Gargi Believes we Must Realize Hard Work


683. “How much do you have to pay someone to be in a George Clooney/Alexander Payne film? NOTHING!! Because everyone in the world wants to be a part of it. Therefore you pay nothing. And that continues until you become something they need… I’m not that kind of actor. I’m blue collar and very replaceable.” – Matthew Lillard


684. “To me, leadership is about encouraging people. It’s about stimulating them. It’s about enabling them to achieve what they can achieve – and to do that with a purpose. ” Christine Lagarde


685. “Applaud the blue-collar worker. Hard work that keeps the country running” – Unknown


686. There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?​ -​Kin Hubbard


687. Always know that each one of you is valued for the unique qualities and skills you bring to the team. Our accomplishments over this past year and the progress we have made are because we, collectively, have stood side-by-side each other to make them happen. I thank each of you for being “all in.” Get some rest and be safe this Labor Day!


688. “Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands. ” – Zig Ziglar


689. “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. ” ~ Ray Kroc


690. “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”


691. “You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.” Irish Proverb


692. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. — Nikola Tesla


693. “Believe in yourself, work hard, work smart and passionately present your best self to the world. ” Hill Harper


694. “Dare to be honest, and fear no labor. ” —Robert Burns


695. Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it. - Buddha


696. “It’s better to be hated than be irrelevant.” – Codie Sanchez


697. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”― Gordon B. Hinckley


698. “My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.” – Abraham Lincoln.


699. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”― Mahatma Gandhi


700. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” — Gail Devers

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