Saturday, 2 September 2017

Labor Day 2017 Quotes – Some Inner Reflections

Labor Day 2017 Quotes- This is a reflection on Labor Day 2017 quotes made by famous people throughout history. These Labor Day 2017 quotes may not related directly to Labor Day but they reflect on the concept of labor, which Labor Day pays tributes to.
The long labor day weekend is upon us. For 2016, Labor Day will fall on Monday, September 4 (it falls on the first Monday of September). Some people see Labor Day as just another Federal holiday off. There are actual significance of Labor Day. It’s a national holiday to pay tribute to workers of the USA who have contributed to the prosperity of the country. On that note, here are reflections on Labor Day 2017 quotes.

Labor Day 2017 Quotes by James P. Hoffa (Labor Leader)

Labor Day 2017 Quotes – Some Inner Reflections
                              Labor Day 2017 quotes: hardworking Ameicans (wikipedia)
“Labor Day is seen as a day of rest for many hardworking Americans.” -James P. Hoffa
My reflection: For the hardworking Americans that made America great through their blood and sweat labor, Labor Day is indeed a day to finally rest for leisure.

Labor Day 2017 Quotes by Doug Larson (Newspaper Columnist)

“If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.” -Doug Larson
My reflection: Well, this humorous quote needs no complicated introspection. The unofficial end of summer means getting on the road for those final vacations and getaways!

Labor Day 2017 Quotes by Samuel Gompers (Labor Union Leader)

“Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.” -Samuel Gompers
My reflection: Pretty much, if you think about it, is that everyone is a “laborer” no matter who he is or when he lived.

Labor Day 2017 Quotes by Henry Ford (American Industrialist)

Labor Day Quotes - Henry Ford
                                                  Henry Ford (wikipedia)
“Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind.” -Henry Ford
My reflection: Who knows about work and labor more than Henry Ford. Indeed, you cannot accomplish anything in life without committing to laboring for your goals.

Labor Day 2017 Quotes by Adam Smith (Scottish Moral Philosopher)

Labor was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things.  It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.” -Adam Smith
My reflection: If you think about it, everything to be accomplished needs labor. Whether cleaning your car, serving food or providing tech support, it’s a laborer that provides this. So labor is the original money. It’s the foundation of wealth.

Labor Day 2017 Quotes by Henry Louis Mencken (German-American Journalist & Satirist)

“The only liberty an inferior man really cherishes is the liberty to quit work, stretch out in the sun, and scratch himself.” -H.L. Mencken
My reflection: Basically a quote about laziness. If you are a “superior man” you need to overcome laziness with labor and accomplish things in life.

Labor Day 2017 Quotes by John Locke (English philosopher)

It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything. -John Locke
My reflection: We all have dreams, wishes and ideas. But it is the labor put into making these manifest that is the difference


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