Great Author Quotes About Labor Day

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Happy Labor Day!

The most American of holidays, today we celebrate the tireless American worker.

To celebrate both the industrious American spirit— and also the traditional last day of summer— here are some great quotes about the workers of the world.

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.
— Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
— Martin Luther King Jr.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
— Dorothy Parker
The trouble was, I hated the idea of serving men in any way. I wanted to dictate my own thrilling letters.
— Sylvia Plath
Emily Edwards