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Good to sell knowledge for labor, honor for risk.
Risk
Arabian Proverb

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The end of labor is to gain leisure.
Leisure
Aristotle

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The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity.
Creativity
Sholem Asch

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Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first.
Work
Brooks Atkinson

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From labor health, from health contentment springs.
Health
Melody Beattie

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The desire of the lazy kill him; for his hands refuse to labor. [Proverbs 21:25]
Desire
Bible

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The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few. [Matthew 9:37]
Idleness
Bible

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Wealth acquired by vanity shall be diminished; but he that gathers it by labor shall increase.
Wealth
Bible

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To create a little flower is the labor of ages.
Flowers
William Blake

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We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
Death and Dying
Sir Thomas Browne

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Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor's done.
Work
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
Honesty
Robert Burns

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Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
Writers and Writing
Thomas Carlyle

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Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
Improvement
William Ellery Channing

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No statesmen ever will find it worth his pains, to tax our labor and excise our brain.
Taxes and Taxation
Randolph Churchill

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The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of all pleasures.
Labor
Luc De Clapiers

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Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
Luck
Richard Cobden

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Learning without thought is labor lost. Thought without learning is perilous.
Thoughts and Thinking
Confucius

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There is no labor a person does that is undignified; if they do it right.
Quality
Bill Cosby

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There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.
Thoughts and Thinking
Thomas A. Edison

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It cannot be inherited, and if you want it you must obtain it by great labor.
Tradition
T. S. Eliot

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Many might go to Heaven with half the labor they go to hell.
Heaven
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
Patience
William Faulkner

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Who will not suffer labor in this world, let him not be born.
Labor
John Florio

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Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright.
Idleness
Benjamin Franklin

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun