Quotes and Sayings about Labor



"The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Time, Work, Successful, May, Spirit)

"In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown."
- Felix Adler
(Related: People, Civilization, Wealth, Attention, Country, Labor)

"My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Goal, Medicine, Problems, Research, Training)

"Now, an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but, in fact, the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person."
- Todd Akin
(Related: Fact, Information, May, Now)

"Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against your will, whose notion of beauty always differs from yours and whose means are often too limited for active assistance to your intentions!"
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Beauty, Will)

"I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Work, Physics, Present, Universe)

"The production team's first meeting took place at my house. I had ideas and a color scheme in mind, how I wanted the movie to look, because that has to be a real collaboration."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Ideas, Collaboration, First, Meeting, Mind, Production)

"Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Women, Marriage, Daughter, Children, Feminism, Labor, Prostitution, Rest, Sisters, Today, Want, World)

"I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Months, Physics, University, Waiting)

"That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there."
- David Amram
(Related: Music, Books, Listening, Network, Reading)

"I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

"Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Society, Business, Community, Labor)

"For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains."
- Katharine Anthony
(Related: Change, Time, Thought, Labor, Leisure, Mothers, Relaxation)

"What I like least is dealing with publishers who simply don't want collaborations regardless of their merit."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Merit, Want)

"As for collaboration - I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It's not that the books are bad; editors won't even read them."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Books, Collaboration, Editors)

"Once you've established where you are, you go to the character and elaborate on expressions and action."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Action, Character)

"The end of labor is to gain leisure."
- Aristotle
(Related: End, Gain, Labor, Leisure)

"Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: Life, Forbidden, Lust, Man, State)

"Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function. A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers, the body of an animal, or a machine, can work only if it is in physical order."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Work, Body, Machine, Order)

"One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Age, Life, Men, Work, Childhood, Evening, Hard work, Labor, May, Sun)

"The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity."
- Sholem Asch
(Related: Men, Creativity, Force, Labor, May, Spiritual)

"Between you and me, I think that may be one of the things that will help with the collaboration, because there are things Eric thinks I'm moving too quickly on, and there are things I think he's dragging out. When it gets to the editor they can arbitrate."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Collaboration, Help, May, Will)

"It's interesting that instead of having to get tighter and more restricted for a collaboration, strangely enough, from the beginning, we've actually been more confident that we could handle this."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Beginning, Collaboration)

"Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: Day, First, Labor)

"I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Labor, sayings)

"The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Government, Progress, Collaboration, Fact)

"The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Job)

"That a majority of the Abolitionists in this place would patronize a free labor store, in preference to others, I do not doubt; but we do not muster money in Cincinnati."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: Money, Doubt, Labor, Majority)

"There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Happiness, Dream, Excellence, Labor, Usefulness)

"A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Attention, Effort, Garden, Intentions, Labor, Plants)

"A sign that a peace association is going adrift is its exclusion of other political parties, with whom it could collaborate effectively on most of the problems besetting the cause of peace."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Cause, Problems)

"The communism of Marx seeks a strong state centralization, and where this exists, there the parasitic Jewish nation - which speculates upon the labor of people - will always find the means for its existence."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: People, Communism, Existence, Labor, Nation, State, Will)

"Thence results, for science as well as for industry, the necessity of the division and association of labor. I receive and I give - such is human life. Each directs and is directed in his turn."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Science, Life, Labor, Necessity, Results)

"Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Work, Men, Enthusiasm, Effort, Labor)

"I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

"My earlier award was also based on a close collaborative effort."
- John Bardeen
(Related: Effort)

"Further, science is a collaborative effort."
- John Bardeen
(Related: Science, Effort)

"We can collaborate with a Netscape employee or partner who's halfway around the world. We can distribute information and software to customers and shareholders, and get their feedback."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Information, Software, World)

"It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Work, Performance, Building, Collaboration, Joy)

"The Intelligence Committee will also examine present counterintelligence programs for the Department of Energy, the National Laboratories, and the Department of Defense."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Intelligence, Committee, Defense, Energy, Present, Will)

"Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profit others and ourselves."
- Anne Baxter
(Related: Home, Devil, Duty, Idleness, Labor, Profit, Sin, Temptation)

"Organized labor, if they're doing a responsible job, is going to organize the pooling of small amounts of money to protect the interests of the people who are not rich."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Money, People, Job, Labor)

"I have no secrets; all of these things have been discussed at length in guitar magazines over the years but are far too elaborate to cover in one article."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Guitar, Secrets, Years)

"We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Abuse, Children, Exploitation, Labor, Open, Public)

"New legislation has just been adopted by the International Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Work, Labor, Legislation, Prostitution)

"Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Artist, Grace, Reason)

"The man of science, the artist, the philosopher are attached to their nations as much as the day-laborer and the merchant."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Science, Artist, Day, Man, Nations)

"It helps to be able to be alone. 'Cuz writing is done alone, unless you collaborate, but I don't do that. Ask my ex-wife."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Writing)

"As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Numbers, Routine, Service, Workers)

"Put off your imagination, as you put off your overcoat, when you enter the laboratory. Put it on again, as you put on your overcoat, when you leave."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Imagination)

"To be a good actor... it is necessary to have a firmly tempered soul, to be surprised at nothing, to resume each minute the laborious task that has barely just been finished."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Soul, Actor, Nothing)

"In the Bhagavad Gita, there is no long discussion, nothing elaborate. The main reason for this is that everything stated in the Gita is meant to be tested in the life of every man; it is intended to be verified in practice."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Life, Gita, Man, Nothing, Practice, Reason)

"Of your own indefatigable labor from early dawn and of your explicit instructions, that the batteries should reserve their ammunition, until the grand charge should commence, for which the enemy were undoubtedly preparing."
- John Bigelow
(Related: Dawn, Enemy, Labor)

"Thanks to farm subsidies, the fine collaboration between agribusiness and Congress, soy, corn and cattle became king. And chicken soon joined them on the throne. It was during this period that the cycle of dietary and planetary destruction began, the thing we're only realizing just now."
- Mark Bittman
(Related: Collaboration, Congress, Destruction, Now)

"Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor, that he was ignorant. Now every high-school student knows that. How did it become so easy?"
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Labor, Now)

"Only with the tools of production in their own hands could the workers ever hope to control their own lives and receive the fruits of their labor."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Control, Hope, Labor, Production, Tools, Workers)

"I think the best work flows out of a collaborative environment."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Work, Environment)

"The way things are going, we are not too far from the day when it will take an hour's labor just to pay for the gasoline to get to the job."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Day, Job, Labor, Will)

"We're quite into graphics that are simultaneously two- and three-dimensional. But I can't really elaborate any further because it's not something - we haven't really perfected it."
- Sean Booth
"The Laboratory for Radioactivity consisted of only two rooms at the time; at a later date, when tests of radioactive substances became more extensive, it expanded into four rooms."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Time, Tests)

"But I'm pretty good with collaborative thinking. I work well with other people."
- David Bowie
(Related: Work, People, Pretty, Thinking)

"My parents were laborers so we lived on South Park, which was a low-income region of Seattle. You had a choice - you either joined or formed a gang or you let others bully you."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Choice, Parents)

"Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous."
- Bill Bradley
(Related: Leaders)

"Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Work, Thought, People, Labor, School)

"Before the war there were many who were more or less ignorant of the international labor movement but who nevertheless turned to it for salvation when the threat of war arose. They hoped that the workers would never permit a war."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: War, Labor, Salvation, Workers)

"For me the march was a labor - a labor of love - but I was busy handing out flyers for the National Association of Black Social Workers, so I really wasn't standing in the crowd listening and observing. I was busy."
- Andre Braugher
(Related: Love, Labor, Listening, March, Workers)

"I set up a laboratory in the Department of Physiology in the Medical School in South Africa and begin to try to find a bacteriophage system which we might use to solve the genetic code."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Medical, School)

"We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions, and bigger state-run corporations. It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of punitive taxes and regulations. The rewards of success will be expropriated for the sake of attaining greater income equality."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Equality, Success, Corporations, Income, Labor, State, Taxes, Will)

"TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. It has to be, because of the logistics. Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling."
- Tina Brown
(Related: Business, Journalism)

"We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Death, Cure, Labor)

"Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Men, Anxiety, Birds, Dogs, Labor)

"As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Art, Music, Time, Idea, Performance, Artists, Painting, Theatre, Writing)

"It makes sense to invest in new work. It's almost like having a research department in a scientific laboratory. You have to try things out. You'll make some bad mistakes. Some things will fail but at least you'll energise the organisation."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Work, Mistakes, Research, Sense, Will)

"Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence."
- James Bryce
(Related: Existence, Medicine, Profession, Reason)

"There are no bona fide treatments available for embryonic stem cells. There is nothing in the laboratory, and there is certainly nothing in the clinics available to patients."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Nothing)

"Dare to be honest and fear no labor."
- Robert Burns
(Related: Fear, Labor)

"Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Men, Anxiety, Birds, Dogs, Labor)

"God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: God, Devil, Effort, Labor)

"The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Business, Chicago, Credit, Labor)

"Music - opera particularly - is a process which is endurable or successful only if it is achieved by people who love to collaborate."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Love, Music, People, Successful, Opera)

"I started the nuclear medicine laboratory at UW Hospitals in 1959 and trained radiology residents in the field. It was 1965 before they found a trained MD (doctor) to take over my role."
- John Cameron
(Related: Hospitals, Medicine)

"I found collaborating with congenial doctors about problems that physicists could help solve was very satisfying. I also like educating anybody who would listen!"
- John Cameron
(Related: Doctors, Help, Problems)

"The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Thought, Gods, Labor, Punishment, Reason, Weight)

"Ulysses, obviously. It was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it."
- Orson Scott Card
"Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Idleness, Labor, Writing)

"There's a great argument about how many men he actually killed. People would tell stories and then as we all know as stories get told over and over again, they get embellished, facts get changed, elaborated upon, exaggerated."
- Keith Carradine
(Related: Men, People, Argument, Facts)

"The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long. It separates us from reality like a fog."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Libraries, Reality)

"Certainly if we hope do enhance and extend whatever natural assets we were given, we must expect to make an effort, if not actually great labor."
- Dixie Carter
(Related: Hope, Effort, Labor)

"Tim also has enough confidence so that it always looks like a Tim Burton film, but it really is collaborative. You're allowed to do it your way but of course he's always going to choose his way."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Confidence, Film)

"Although important nuclear physics work was to go on in laboratories such as ours had become - and we had to cut down to a lower energy group - it was not fundamentally opening up new insights on the structure of matter. That required you to be in a higher league."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Work, Energy, Physics)

"That's why modern corporate movie making has become so laborious that comedians are kind of kicked out by 50."
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Comedians, Corporate)

"It might have been offset for us if the revenue from our own oil and natural gas that was just developing had been available to the Labor Government, but the oil revenues were just coming in when Labor fell in '79."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Government, Labor, Oil)

"There's one thing which I hate about color films... people who use up a lot of their despairing producer's money by working in the laboratory to bring out the dominant hues, or to make color films where there isn't any color."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: Money, People, Hate)

"We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: Power, War, Causes, Collaboration, Spirit, Trying, Will)

"Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Intelligence, Advertising, Chess, Waste)

"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Intelligence, Advertising, Chess, Waste)

"Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: First, Labor, Man)

"The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Men, Class, First, Honor, Labor, Respect, Solidarity)

"Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Men, Women, Ability, Creation, Duty, Limits)

"Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it's own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts."
- Mary Ellen Chase
(Related: Father, Thoughts, Labor, Saying)

"The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: Money, Truth, Labor, Laws, Public, Workers)

"Less than 8 percent of private sector workers belonged to a union in 2004, and, overall, only 12.5 percent of American workers carry a union card - down from about one-third of workers in labor's heydays in the 1950s."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: American, Labor, Workers)

"I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, attention, and labor, make himself what- ever he pleases, except a great poet."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Attention, Care, Culture, Labor, Man, May, Understanding)

"The more alone I am, the more focused I can get. I've written things with people, some of which I liked and others I think are total travesties. Collaborating is trying to make a piece of music and get someone else to come up with the ideas. What's the fun of that?"
- Alex Chilton
(Related: Music, People, Ideas, Fun, Trying)

"This was all very new to me and I did not want to ruin his film! So we worked hard on that basis of confidence that is needed to collaborate comfortably."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Confidence, Ruin, Want)

"I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: People, Worry, Writing)

"It is not only one person's work, it's really a partnership and collaboration during all these years."
- Christo
(Related: Work, Collaboration, Partnership, Years)

"To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Act, Day, May, Years)

"If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Evil, Labor, Pleasure)

"Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Act, Collaboration)

"The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures."
- Luc de Clapier
(Related: Labor)

"The market tends to pay as a wage what an individual laborer is worth. But the case last studied suggests the question how accurately the law operates in practice. May it not be an honest law, but be so vitiated in its working as to give a dishonest result?"
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Law, May, Practice, Question, Result, Wage, Worth)

"The decree of a coercive tribunal would not need to conform to the true standard of wages, the final productivity of social labor. It would introduce into distribution a genuinely arbitrary element, with a very large ultimate power to pervert the natural system."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Power, Labor, Productivity, Wages)

"A laborer no longer makes whole articles. He receives raw materials, puts his touch on them, and passes them to another worker in the series. When the articles are quite finished they are carried out of sight by currents of commercial exchange. These currents are untraceable."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Sight)

"Collaboration is no longer painful - or precious."
- Vince Clarke
(Related: Collaboration)

"Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality."
- Adam Clayton
(Related: Equality, Belief, Brothers, Man, Mankind)

"A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: American, Dignity, Fact, Honor, Labor, Lies, Sentiment)

"He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, People, Care, Poor, Will)

"The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Class, Labor, Taxation)

"Luck relies on chance, labor on character."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Character, Chance, Labor, Luck)

"The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Peace, Progress, Commerce, Freedom)

"The characters are the result of two things-first, we elaborate them into fairly well-defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them."
- Joel Coen
(Related: People, Actor, Result)

"But things can happen in a band, or any type of collaboration, that would not otherwise happen."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Collaboration)

"After all, despite the economic advantage to firms that employed child labor, it was in the social interest, as a national policy, to abolish it - removing that advantage for all firms."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Policy, Interest, Labor)

"It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Actors, Living)

"When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself."
- Confucius
(Related: Zeal)

"Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous."
- Confucius
(Related: Thought, Labor, Learning)

"Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs."
- Confucius
(Related: People, Example)

"Growing up, being watched from the outside... it's kind of very taxing and maybe I should just do some kind of manual labor-it might be more relaxing. But I can't, it's not in my nature."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Nature, Being, Growing up, Labor)

"It was just so elaborate and so luxurious. We had every gadget imaginable. You know, I had the little gun that came out, and I had the little gun in the heel of the shoe."
- Robert Conrad
"Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Strength, Folly, Labor, Obligation, Vice)

"My dear, the duty that devolved wholly on you in my absence of guiding and expanding the minds of our dear children is a laborious one and a responsible one."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Absence, Children, Duty)

"Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Success, War, Victory, Desire, Honor, Idols, Prosperity)

"There is no labor a person does that is undignified; if they do it right."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Labor, Right)

"Every sin is the result of collaboration."
- Stephen Crane
(Related: Collaboration, Result, Sin)

"I was selected to be an astronaut on a military program called the Manned Orbiting Laboratory back in '67. That program got cancelled in '69 and NASA ended up taking half of us."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Military)

"When the Promise of American life is conceived as a national ideal, whose fulfillment is a matter of artful and laborious work, the effect thereof is substantially to identify the national purpose with the social problem."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Life, Work, Purpose, American, Effect, Fulfillment, Promise)

"The Director of the Laboratory, George Reynolds, was most supportive of my efforts to work independently. There followed for ten years a glorious time for research."
- James Cronin
(Related: Time, Work, Research, Years)

"I want to do a collaboration or some kind of side thing or some soundtrack work. Because I've been doing this for years and years. I'd like to just step out and try something different."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Work, Collaboration, Want, Years)

"Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways."
- Samuel McChord Crothers
(Related: Being, May, Perfection, Result, Variety)

"A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales."
- Marie Curie
"I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory."
- Marie Curie
(Related: Day, Dress)

"Laboratories can reduce risk by implementing a proven and internationally accepted quality assurance technology that is applicable across the globe."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Technology, Quality, Risk)

"In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: History)

"Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement and as a result of the globalization of capital."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Globalization, Labor, Result)

"Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Leadership, People, Labor, Now, Numbers, Today)

"To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Money, Life, Dream, Chance, Labor, Lonely)

"You were only truly patriotic if you had a laborer for a grandfather and were glad of it."
- Rebecca H. Davis
"But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Experience, History, Science, Ideas, Appreciation, Rest, Thinking, Wonder)

"What made me want to go into doing comics was I was working as a laborer with my father, a gardener."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Father, Want)

"It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory."
- Edgar Degas
(Related: Imagination, Memory, Now)

"Honest labor bears a lovely face."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Labor)

"Quantum computation is... a distinctively new way of harnessing nature... It will be the first technology that allows useful tasks to be performed in collaboration between parallel universes."
- David Deutsch
(Related: Technology, Nature, Collaboration, First, Will)

"A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time."
- Annie Dillard
(Related: Time, Chaos, Labor, Whim)

"The basic parts, the start-up molecules, can be supplied in abundance and don't have to be made by some elaborate process. That immediately makes things simpler."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Abundance)

"Obviously in Art of Noise, I'm just part of the group, and when I do film scores, it's always in collaboration with the director and other people involved."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Art, People, Collaboration, Film)

"You know, it takes a while to get used to - it's a whole group of people with all these ideas and after you sort of navigate your way through the first few episodes it becomes collaborative and creative."
- Josh Duhamel
(Related: People, Ideas, First)

"Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe."
- John Gregory Dunne
(Related: Job, Labor, Writing)

"Must all of them and their families be physically abolished? Of course not? They must be 'liquidated' or melted in the hot fire of exile and labor into the proletarian masses."
- Walter Duranty
(Related: Fire, Labor)

"I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: Journalism, Literature, Word, Workers)

"We stayed there 24 hours a day. We lived and ate and slept that movie. We were enthusiastic, not just because of the movie, but because we had such a great collaborative team. We had a really good time. It was very much a family."
- John Dykstra
(Related: Family, Time, Day)

"The amount of detailed information which an individual has at his command and his theoretical elaborations of the same are mutually dependent; they grow in and through each other."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Information)

"There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Labor, Man, Thinking, Will)

"David Mamet was great to work with. He was everything that I thought he would be as a director. He's incredibly articulate, an easy collaborator. Extraordinarily knowledgeable about film and writing."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Work, Thought, Film, Writing)

"The Connection Machines owned by the United States government laboratories were made available to me because they were considered impossible to program and there was no great demand for them at that time."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Government, Time, Connection, Machines, states, United)

"Every collaboration helps you grow. With Bowie, it's different every time. I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments. That inspires him. He's very quick."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Time, Collaboration, Quick)

"A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Labor, Privilege, Will, Years)

"I came to these mediums through having the garden, and of course, people who have designed gardens have always worked in collaboration, and never made their own inscriptions."
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Related: People, Collaboration, Garden, Gardens)

"He tells you stories, but then, after a while, when you want more, he doesn't give you more. He insists on this old elaboration, the old stories that never changes."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Old, Want)

"Don't despise empiric truth. Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Work, Truth, Practice, Proof)

"We want to shut down the day laborer site. This day laborer site undermines and violates federal immigration law, and it can't go forward."
- Tom Fitton
(Related: Day, Law, Want)

"My icons do not raise up the blessed savior in elaborate cathedrals. They are constructed concentrations celebrating barren rooms. They bring a limited light."
- Dan Flavin
(Related: Light)

"I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening."
- Alexander Fleming
(Related: Advice, Appearance, Chance, Influence, May, Neglect, Trying)

"Who will not suffer labor in this world, let him not be born."
- John Florio
(Related: Labor, Will, World)

"The CIO put up half a million dollars for Roosevelt's 1936 campaign and provided him with an immense group of active labor workers who played a large part in the sweeping victory he won at the polls."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Victory, Labor, Workers)

"It's a tough thing to know that when you're making your album, you're going to end up collaborating with, say, Wal-Mart, on your artwork. That just sucks. And the pressure behind getting the numbers real fast is, to me, dizzying."
- Ben Folds
(Related: End, Numbers, Pressure)

"A very good editor is almost a collaborator."
- Ken Follett
"No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs. No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Blind, Eye, Labor)

"Getting inside the mind of a terrorist wasn't difficult at all. Even as children, human beings fabricate elaborate revenge fantasies. We're not a particular species. Check out popular video games."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Children, Games, Mind, Popular, Revenge)

"Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate; still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Heart, Fate, Labor)

"I needed an outlet in high school and came across painting. I've actually been painting longer than I've been acting. A movie is a collaborative effort, and with painting you just have yourself."
- James Franco
(Related: Acting, Effort, Painting, School)

"You have to really work with someone who you think is going to be a collaborator, who you think understands what you want to do with this movie and how you want to do it."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Work, Want)

"The images attempt to capture scientific thought. They represent the physical manifestation of the thought process. Everything in the laboratory is a product of a stream of conscious or unconscious thought."
- Peter Fraser
(Related: Thought, Unconscious)

"Painting is sometimes like those recipes where you do all manner of elaborate things to a duck, and then end up putting it on one side and only using the skin."
- Lucian Freud
(Related: End, Painting, Skin)

"There are a lot of people who've been able to ditch their Windows machines and switch over to Linux because they can now use their Exchange server for calendaring and collaboration from their Linux desktop."
- Nat Friedman
(Related: People, Collaboration, Linux, Machines, Now, Windows)

"It created a global platform that allowed more people to plug and play, collaborate and compete, share knowledge and share work, than anything we have ever seen in the history of the world."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: History, Work, People, Knowledge, Play, World)

"Vote Labor and you build castles in the air. Vote Conservative and you can live in them."
- David Frost
(Related: Conservative, Labor, Vote)

"In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented."
- Northrop Frye
(Related: Art, Work, Day, Invention, Law, Literature)

"The increased global linkages promote economic growth in the world through two key mechanisms: the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Knowledge, Growth, Key, Labor, World)

"The great dialectic in our time is not, as anciently and by some still supposed, between capital and labor; it is between economic enterprise and the state."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Time, Labor, State)

"Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

"Be it whim or emergency, the modern laboratory is equally at the service of romance, equally ready to gratify mankind with a torpedo or a toy."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Romance, Mankind, Service, Whim)

"Canada has made a strong commitment as a partner in the International Space Station and, like the other partners, wishes to see the assembly of this unique orbiting laboratory continue."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, Commitment, Space, Wishes)

"Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator."
- Antonio Gaudi
(Related: Nature, Laws, Support)

"Copiers do not collaborate."
- Antonio Gaudi
"Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over."
- Henry George
(Related: Labor, World)

"Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital."
- Henry George
(Related: Force, Labor, Production, Result)

"The most popular labor-saving device is still money."
- Phyllis George
(Related: Money, Labor, Popular)

"Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties."
- W. L. George
(Related: Food, Love, Cats, Labor)

"Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Heart, Life, First, Prizes)

"Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Art, Acting, Lies, Lying)

"Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Art, God, Artist, Collaboration)

"Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Art, God, Artist, Collaboration)

"It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Men, Peace, Passion)

"Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Art, Labor)

"So I didn't have anything to do with picking the songs, but I got to musically take them in places I thought might be interesting, so it was a real neat collaboration among the three of us."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Thought, Collaboration, Songs)

"The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses."
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(Related: Men, Women, Society, Wealth, Horses, Labor)

"What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Country, Inventions, Labor, Needs)

"If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: American, Labor)

"I view the whole thing as a collaboration. As an actor, I always found that to be the most freeing thing, when the director would collaborate with you, so that together you'd come up with something exponentially better."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Actor, Collaboration)

"We do want more, and when it becomes more, we shall still want more. And we shall never cease to demand more until we have received the results of our labor."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Labor, Results, Want)

"Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Day, Labor, Living, Man, Nation, Race)

"It is impossible for capitalists and laborers to have common interests."
- Samuel Gompers
"A lot of the great songwriters in history have been collaborators, with a separate lyricist."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: History)

"Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: War, Humanity, Invention, Labor)

"Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Men, Disgrace, Labor, Man)

"But it was soon ascertained that this quaternary matter of the animal body was chemically the same in the plant, was elaborated there, and only appropriated by the animal."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Body)

"Even the lamest page can be saved by collaboration."
- Philip Greenspun
(Related: Collaboration)

"I'm so motivated to collaborate with people and help them realize the kind of collective vision."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: People, Vision, Help)

"The Simpsons is an especially collaborative show."
- Matt Groening
"For the second album I look forward to doing a lot of serious collaboration and taking the experiences I've had over this last year, good and bad, and working it into the album."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Collaboration)

"There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp, or something like that. Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it."
- Charles Guggenheim
(Related: Labor)

"I think he was explicit that it was a slave labor situation, but I was not alarmed at that point, because there were so many tragedies involved in that war. That was the first time I had any indication that something was sort of strange."
- Charles Guggenheim
(Related: Time, War, First, Labor)

"Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants' labor, and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Hope, Labor, Nation)

"And they do those jobs not because they want to take away anything from America, but because they want to give their skills, their sweat, their labor, for a better life and to help build a better America, just as those who came before them."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Life, America, Help, Jobs, Labor, Want)

"It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: Advertising, Country, Labor, Reward, Support)

"It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Labor, Salvation)

"If we can by any method establish a relation of mutual trust between the laborer and the employer, we shall lay the foundation stone of a structure that will endure for all time."
- Mark Hanna
(Related: Time, Trust, Will)

"Filmmaking is such a collaborative medium."
- Daryl Hannah
"No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Government, Love, People, Labor, Land, Respect)

"Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Class, Wages, Years)

"In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Appearance, Labor)

"One works in one's laboratory - one's chaotic laboratory - with students and colleagues, doing what one most wants to do - then all this happens! It is overwhelming."
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Related: Students)

"Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless of attainment by labor alone. Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius, without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little."
- B. R. Hayden
(Related: Genius, Labor, Nothing, Will)

"When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employed and pumping money back into economy, that's exceptionally good news, especially as we prepare to observe Labor Day."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Money, Country, Day, Economy, Labor, News)

"America must be the moral leader. It is not enough to have power. Power must be used to protect freedom and give all people hope for the opportunity to see the fruit of their own labor."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Power, Leader, People, Opportunity, Hope, America, Freedom, Labor)

"Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense."
- Arthur Helps
(Related: Confidence, Gain, Labor, Self, Self confidence)

"The most glorious thing about working in the collaborative art is when you have somebody like Susan Kingsley or Kathy Bates who are better than your play."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Art, Play)

"Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Universe, Workers)

"My overall message for labor members is... that we understand that the benefits of trade are clear, but the disruption and the dislocation are painfully concentrated and we can't ignore them."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Benefits, Labor, Trade)

"We have had actually a decline in government service overall, but the growth is in high-tech areas, specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Government, Growth, Labor, Service)

"The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton's leadership."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Government, Leadership, Jobs, Labor, Open, President, Public)

"If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Future, Labor, March)

"But the real growth I must say in terms of the public sector for the Labor Department is really at state and local levels. That's where the real opportunities are today."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Growth, Labor, Public, State, Today)

"I don't know where Bush is going - yet. But, Sharon obviously - I wrote somewhere in the last several months, that Sharon has adopted, essentially, the position of the Labor Party: that the Palestinians are here to stay."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Labor, Months)

"Well I think all I would say on that is, when we were in opposition in Britain and Hawke and then Keating were in power here, Labor was in power here, we learnt a huge amount from the ALP's experience here."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Experience, Power, Labor, Opposition)

"But whether, for example, a coat can be exchanged for twenty yards of linen cloth or for forty yards is not a matter of chance, but depends upon objective conditions, upon the amount of socially necessary labor time contained in the coat and in the linen respectively."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Time, Chance, Example, Labor)

"Labor also wants shorter hours and a say in how work shall be done."
- Sidney Hillman
(Related: Work, Labor)

"It's as if I were collaborating with myself, revealing my relationship to the material. My hand would make the drawing. Then my mouth would transmit it."
- Jim Hodges
"If there was to be a new Europe, there not only had to be a common market, but also great mobility in labor."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Europe, Labor)

"The full potential of labor can be utilized only if there is mobility in labor."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Labor, Potential)

"Labor diligently to increase your property."
- Horace
(Related: Labor, Property)

"If capital and labor ever do get together it's good night for the rest of us."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Labor, Night, Rest)

"In 1970, I had begun work on the basic pancreatic trypsin inhibitor which has later become the model compound for the development of protein NMR, molecular dynamics, and experimental folding studies in other laboratories."
- Robert Huber
(Related: Work, Development)

"Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Thought, Intellect, Labor, Pleasure, Reverie)

"Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Life, Peace, Courage, Patience, Sleep)

"One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Work, Act, Creation, Eyes, Heaven, Labor)

"A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Thought, Labor, Man)

"Everything in the world is purchased by labor."
- David Hume
(Related: Labor, World)

"It was a labor of love and they did really well."
- Ian Hunter
(Related: Love, Labor)

"My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Soul, Fate)

"A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Soul, Labor)

"Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Dignity, Diligence, Heaven, Labor, Reward)

"I dream of a collaboration that would finally be total, in which the librettist would often think as a composer and the composer as a librettist."
- Jacques Ibert
(Related: Dream, Collaboration)

"Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Labor, Man)

"Unfortunately, bureaucratic problems at the federal level are causing many other small Washington companies to be denied federal funding that would help transfer their ideas from their laboratories into our homes and hospitals."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Ideas, Help, Hospitals, Problems, Washington)

"It is estimated that raising the retirement age to 70 would cut the shortfall by about 36%. But this proposal has some drawbacks. Women and men who have worked jobs that require manual labor all of their lives may not physically be able to do work until they are 70 years old."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Age, Men, Women, Work, Jobs, Labor, May, Old, Retirement, Years)

"America has global trade with plenty of nations that provide inexpensive labor, but it's better for us when they're in our own hemisphere, rather than sending that business halfway around the world."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Business, America, Labor, Nations, Trade, World)

"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
(Related: Love, Men, People, Body, Country, Desire, Rights, Laws, Liberty, Nothing, states, United)

"The fact that the Arctic, more than any other populated region of the world, requires the collaboration of so many disciplines and points of view to be understood at all, is a benefit rather than a burden."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Burden, Collaboration, Fact, World)

"I wanted to improve the suburban office building; to create a great urban space in a suburban environment with all that implies about interaction, collaboration and creativity."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Creativity, Building, Collaboration, Environment, Office, Space)

"I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it."
- Henry James
(Related: American, Glory, Hate, Name, Simplicity)

"I start with actors that I know personally or I know their work, and there are things about their work or their presence or their own personality that make a character, that exaggerates some qualities and suppresses other qualities. It's always a real collaboration for me."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Work, Character, Actors, Collaboration, Personality)

"Hopefully, if not it's not working right. I'm like a navigator and I try to encourage our collaboration and find the best way that will produce fruit. I like fruit. I like cherries, I like bananas."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Collaboration, Right, Will)

"I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Time, Work, Knowledge, Desire, Facts, Man, Medicine, Resolution, Study)

"A labor strike will tear away a lot of the good things going for this league."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Labor, Will)

"A wise and frugal Government, which shall retrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Men, Government, Improvement, Labor)

"A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned - this is the sum of good government."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Men, Improvement, Labor)

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Happiness, People, Americans, Care, Future)

"The candidate out front on Labor Day has historically been the one who stayed ahead in November."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: Day, Labor)

"We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe."
- Jerome K. Jerome
(Related: Labor, Man, Universe)

"I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn't realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Time, Discovery)

"My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'"
- Beverly Johnson
(Related: Husband, Labor, Ugly)

"Labor is the fabled magician's wand, the philosophers stone, and the cap of good fortune."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Fortune, Labor)

"Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Power, Labor)

"Exercise is labor without weariness."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Exercise, Labor)

"To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Home, Ambition, Desire, End, Labor, Result)

"Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Knowledge, Curiosity, Leisure, Trifles)

"The most efficient labor-saving device is still money."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Money, Labor)

"The strike of the miners in Arizona was one of the most remarkable strikes in the history of the American labor movement. Its peaceful character, its successful outcome, were due to that most remarkable character, Governor Hunt."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: History, Successful, Character, American, Labor, Remarkable)

"Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvation."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Work, Labor, Salvation, Struggle, Workers)

"Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures; that I must go north, to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps, where the labor fight is at least fought by grown men."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Men, Fight, Labor)

"I learned in the early part of my career that labor must bear the cross for others' sins, must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Career, Labor, Wrongs)

"I labored hard to avoid trouble and bloodshed."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Trouble)

"Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Genius, Labor)

"Building is just skilled labor, I suppose. It's a lot of work. I don't mind other people building them, but the way things go together and are made is interesting to me; I like that a lot."
- Donald Judd
(Related: Work, People, Building, Labor, Mind)

"Being a member of the labor force and a full-time parent means trying to manage against overwhelming odds in an unresponsive society."
- Sheila B. Kamerman
(Related: Society, Being, Force, Labor, Trying)

"Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Imagination, Ideas)

"Cheap labor is not going to be the way we compete in the United States. It's going to be brain power."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Power, Labor, states, United)

"The standards of the international community manifest firmness. Iran has no need for long-range missiles or to collaborate with terrorist organizations all over the world."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Community, Firmness, World)

"The Security Council decided to deal with Iran's nuclear intentions. The international community will not be willing to tolerate an Iran with a nuclear capability and an Iran that collaborates with terrorist organizations."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Community, Intentions, Security, Will)

"I think there should be collaboration, but under my thumb."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Collaboration)

"A few men own from ten thousand to two hundred thousand acres each. The poor Laborer can find no resting place, save on the barren mountain, or in the trackless desert."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Men, Poor)

"We are men, and propose to live like men in this free land, without the contamination of slave labor, or die like men, if need be, in asserting the rights of our race, our country, and our families."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Men, Country, Rights, Labor, Land, Race)

"The key to this collaboration - which we undertook after much deliberation - was to stretch creatively. New characters, new locales, new form (the novella)."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Collaboration, Key)

"A great number of the women are victims to falling of the womb and weakness in the spine; but these are necessary results of their laborious existence, and do not belong either to climate or constitution."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Women, Climate, Constitution, Existence, Results, Victims, Weakness)

"I enjoy being given a certain amount of freedom in order to interpret or to come up with stuff, but I do enjoy collaboration. I seek and thrive on projects where I am going to learn from the people I'm working with."
- William Kempe
(Related: People, Being, Collaboration, Freedom, Order, Projects)

"But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Knowledge, Labor)

"Make no mistake about it! There is an organized movement against organized labor and it's called the Bush Administration."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Mistake, Labor)

"There are a lot of people I would have liked to have collaborated with, and would still like to."
- Chaka Khan
(Related: People)

"Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Birth, Dying, Enjoyment, Giving, Labor, Man, Struggle, Woman)

"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Dignity, Excellence, Humanity, Importance, Labor)

"Art is man's expression of his joy in labor."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Art, Expression, Joy, Labor, Man)

"Cambridge was the place for someone from the Colonies or the Dominions to go on to, and it was to the Cavendish Laboratory that one went to do physics."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Physics)

"However, while the Nazi barbarians and their collaborators threatened the entire world, I could not accept his philosophy and, after several earlier attempts, was finally accepted into the Canadian Infantry Corps during the last year of World War II."
- Walter Kohn
(Related: War, Philosophy, World, World war)

"But for the children of the poorest people we're stripping the curriculum, removing the arts and music, and drilling the children into useful labor. We're not valuing a child for the time in which she actually is a child."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Time, Music, People, Children, Curriculum, Drilling, Labor)

"People see my photos and think I labor over my image and I'm this cool, brooding artist. But I'm just having fun with it."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: People, Artist, Fun, Labor)

"For a novelist, a given historic situation is an anthropologic laboratory in which he explores his basic question: What is human existence?"
- Milan Kundera
(Related: Existence)

"So May 4th in the labor movement has always been an important date."
- William Kunstler
(Related: Labor, May)

"I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Driving, Labor, Succeed)

"I think it is in collaboration that the nature of art is revealed."
- Steve Lacy
(Related: Art, Nature, Collaboration)

"I showed that privacy was an implicit right in Jewish law, probably going back to the second or third century, when it was elaborated on in a legal way."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Legal, Law, Privacy, Right)

"Politeness is the poison of collaboration."
- Edwin Land
(Related: Collaboration, Poison, Politeness)

"My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Dream, Stars)

"The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, states, World)

"Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, State, states, World)

"The main concept is that of an international solidarity expressed in practice through worldwide division of labor: free trade is the principal point in the program of internationalism."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Practice, Solidarity, Trade)

"If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Day, End, Labor, states, United, Weekend)

"Labor is the source of all wealth and all culture."
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Related: Wealth, Culture, Labor)

"I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed."
- Antoine Lavoisier
(Related: Nature)

"From the beginning of the Radiation Laboratory, I have had the rare good fortune of being in the center of a group of men of high ability, enthusiastic and completely devoted to scientific pursuits."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Men, Ability, Beginning, Being, Fortune)

"In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Medical, Privilege, Problems, Suffering, Tools)

"In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service, but I deserted on October 10, 1944."
- Gyorgy Legeti
(Related: Deserted, Labor, October, Service)

"A book comes and says, "Write me." My job is to try to serve it to the best of my ability, which is never good enough, but all I can do is listen to it, do what it tells me and collaborate."
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Related: Ability, Job)

"I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams, but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head and work from that mental hologram."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Work)

"I think that the most beautiful thing lately hasn't been in hardware or software per se but collaboration - the idea behind Napster, which uses the distributed power of the Internet as its engine."
- Steven Levy
(Related: Power, Idea, Collaboration, Hardware, Internet, Software)

"While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Men, Progress, Being, Blood, Defense, Rights, Labor)

"Workers have kept faith in American institutions. Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been when labor's right to live has been challenged and denied."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Faith, American, Labor, Right, Workers)

"Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: America, Future, Labor, Thoughtful, Voice, Workers)

"Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Consideration, First, Labor)

"I have been very interested in labor movement. If I could have wished another life, I would have loved to be a pioneer woman in the beginning of labor movement."
- Astrid Lindgren
(Related: Life, Beginning, Labor, Woman)

"All wealth is the product of labor."
- John Locke
(Related: Wealth, Labor)

"True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of the social and labor problems which confront us."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Gravity, Labor, Problems)

"Puffy produced four of the tracks on the album. Those are the four songs that are collaborations between Puffy and me. And he gives me my space to work even when we work together, like with my producer and my vocal coach."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Work, Coach, Songs, Space)

"You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors."
- Abbott L. Lowell
(Related: Progress, May, Reason, Will)

"There can be no defence like elaborate courtesy."
- E. V. Lucas
(Related: Courtesy)

"There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy."
- Edward V. Lucas
(Related: Courtesy, Defense)

"The ability and desire to transform the mundane materials at hand that we both bring into the collaboration well beyond the sum total of the parts - to birth a new baby neither of us could claim single parentage of."
- Gary Lucas
(Related: Ability, Baby, Collaboration, Desire)

"I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Heart, Hell, Labor, Schools, Will, Youth)

"The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Labor, Man, May, Will)

"In a collaborative environment directors hire actors because they want their input, not just their bodies."
- Kelly Lynch
(Related: Actors, Environment, Want)

"Free trade should not mean free labor."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Labor, Trade)

"When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go."
- Mary Lyon
(Related: Labor)

"Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations."
- Jean-Francois Lyotard
(Related: Class, Corporate, Labor, Leaders, Now, Religious)

"Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Evolution, Living, Practice, Theory, World)

"One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people - directors, filmmakers, and writers - over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: People, Film, Project, Writers)

"By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt."
- James Madison
(Related: Hatred, Labor, Luxury, Pride, Property, Vanity, Vice)

"In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Vision, Man, Poor, Results)

"Workers do not strike every day, they cannot do that the way they function in the capitalist economy. The way they have to live by selling their labor power makes that impossible."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Power, Selling, Day, Economy, Labor, Workers)

"I was in an industrial laboratory because academia found me unsuitable."
- Benoit Mandelbrot
"There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling, it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low value that is set on gold or silver, which all the comforts of life must arise from."
- Bernard de Mandeville
(Related: Life, Money, Gold, Labor, Poor, Value, Worth)

"A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences."
- Jacques Maritain
(Related: Idea, Infinity, Labor, Right)

"Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Labor, Machines, May)

"The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Science, Labor, Production, Value)

"The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Competition, Labor, Wages, Workers)

"Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Labor, Living)

"Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Health, Life, Society)

"The poor despise labor when performed by slaves."
- George Mason
(Related: Labor, Poor)

"I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Light)

"Sarah Palin - now don't laugh - is writing a book. Not just reading a book, writing a book. Actually, in the word of the publisher, she's 'collaborating' on a book. What an embarrassment! It's one of these 'I told you,' books that jocks do."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Books, Now, Reading, Word, Writing)

"I collaborated on most of my dance numbers, literally 50/50, with the choreographers I worked with."
- Jessie Matthews
(Related: Dance, Numbers)

"The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Life, Labor, State)

"Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a "work" of man."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Work, Identity, Labor, Man)

"Acting isn't a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession."
- Edie McClurg
(Related: Acting, Profession)

"First, there was 2 Stupid Dogs. Then, Dexter's Laboratory. And now, Powerpuff Girls. There were a lot of little things in between, but those were the main ones."
- Craig McCracken
(Related: Dogs, First, Girls, Now)

"For a long time I wanted to be a comic strip artist but when I started doing them in my teens they were getting really elaborate with tons of poses and a lot of information."
- Craig McCracken
(Related: Time, Artist, Information)

"You go to the hospital your wife's in labor and you're doing the thing, and then it's very disorienting and scary and you beat yourself up and you go through a whole period of 'woe is me' and then you realize that this a gift, this child is the light, and if you can nourish that light and just let it shine, you have an opportunity to get closer to what I think is God."
- John C. McGinley
(Related: God, Wife, Opportunity, Labor, Light)

"I'd love to work on a script in collaboration."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: Love, Work, Collaboration)

"Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Work, Labor, Man)

"The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal."
- Menander
(Related: Goal, Labor, May, Will)

"He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor."
- Menander
(Related: Despair, Diligence, Labor)

"I would say I'd rather dig a ditch, you know, do hard, manual labor than write lyrics."
- Natalie Merchant
(Related: Labor)

"Mr. Ware has no right to discharge any of his laborers on account of their political opinion."
- Charles E. Merrill
(Related: Opinion, Right)

"If he wants their labor, let them go to work, without regard to politics."
- Charles E. Merrill
(Related: Politics, Work, Labor)

"If Mr. Ware does not want republican laborers on his plantation, let him pay them in full for the time contracted for, and they will leave his plantation at once."
- Charles E. Merrill
(Related: Time, Republican, Want, Will)

"Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Vision, Act, Desire, Fulfillment, Infinity, Labor, Limits, Loneliness, Obscurity)

"Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, War, Truth, Sacrifice, Conscience, Fidelity, Heroism, Labor, Purity)

"The director is a bit analogous to the conductor of a symphony orchestra. It's a collaborative adventure."
- Nicholas Meyer
(Related: Adventure)

"I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Art, Life, God, Man, Order, Poor, Worth)

"Modern society, based as it is on the division of labor, can be preserved only under conditions of lasting peace."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, Society, Labor)

"People tend to work in teams, in a collaborative way, in an informal network. If you create an environment like that, it's much more effective and much more efficient."
- Jim Mitchell
(Related: Work, People, Environment, Network)

"The center will be fully operational in two years' time, but probably in the middle of the year we will have a temporary laboratory of 4,000 square feet."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Time, Feet, Will, Years)

"It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Work, Happiness, Labor, Years, Youth)

"We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Conscience, Labor, Memory, Understanding)

"The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich."
- Michael Moore
(Related: Business, Government, War, Motivation, Americans, Corporations, Countries, Iraq, Labor, Order, Will)

"It's hard to make something collaboratively. That's the challenge. Sometimes you're successful."
- Marguerite Moreau
(Related: Successful, Challenge)

"The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people, his city council, state legislature, governor, business community, labor community, president and the congress in order to be able to do this."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Business, Work, People, Community, Congress, Labor, Order, President, State, Variety)

"When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly belabored intellectual process, I just throw it out."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Songs, Writing)

"Personally I'm very happy to be behind the scenes. I like collaboration, I like working with directors."
- Mark Mothersbaugh
(Related: Collaboration)

"You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don't work out. I know that every now and again I am going to make a movie that won't work."
- Eddie Murphy
(Related: Work, Effort, Now)

"I went to Second City, where you learned to make the other actor look good so you looked good and National Lampoon, where you had to create everything out of nothing, and SNL, where you couldn't make any mistakes, and you learned what collaboration was."
- Bill Murray
(Related: Actor, Collaboration, Mistakes, Nothing)

"I love films for the fact that it is like working under a microscope. It is sort of like a laboratory."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Love, Fact)

"Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Education, Development, Labor, Skill)

"But my view is that you need a system at the border. You need some fencing but you need technology. You need boots on the ground. And then you need to have interior enforcement of our nation's immigration laws inside the country. And that means dealing with the employers who still consistently hire illegal labor."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Technology, Country, Labor, Laws, Nation)

"A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Life, Fool, Labor, Man, Reward)

"My parents had been involved in the labor movement; if we'd grown up in the city, we would have been red-diaper babies."
- Holly Near
(Related: Babies, Labor, Parents)

"I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable!"
- Sam Neill
(Related: Being, Choice)

"The nice thing about the Bible is it doesn't give you too many facts. Two an a half lines and it tells you the whole story and that leaves you a great deal of freedom to elaborate on how it might have happened."
- Howard Nemerov
(Related: Bible, Facts, Freedom)

"My first attempts to transmit typhus to laboratory animals, including the smaller species of monkeys, had failed, as had those of my predecessors, for reasons which I can easily supply today."
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole
(Related: Animals, First, Today)

"From the practical point of view, the susceptibility to infection of the guinea pig proved to be the most useful step forward. Today, all laboratories use this animal for preserving the virus."
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole
(Related: Today)

"There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Truth)

"A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist."
- Louis Nizer
(Related: Heart, Artist, Man)

"This band is a real collaboration, and I'm greatful to anybody who can appreciate our music. It doesn't have to be a certain kind of fan or person or anything. I think there's a little bit of something for everybody on this record."
- Krist Novoselic
(Related: Music, Collaboration)

"There's always a question of duration, there's a question of who the orchestra is. No one is free to write what you want - you collaborate on a film score, and one of the good things is that someone else's work is motivating you."
- Michael Nyman
(Related: Work, Film, Question, Want)

"We collaborate together. We work with other people. We work by ourselves."
- John Oates
(Related: Work, People)

"It is not her body that he wants but it is only through her body that he can take possession of another human being, so he must labor upon her body, he must enter her body, to make his claim."
- Joyce Carol Oates
(Related: Being, Body, Labor, Possession)

"Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Intelligence, War, Actions, Cooperation, Planning, Police, Sharing, Succeed, Terror)

"It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Family, Health, Work, Labor, Retirement, Security, Today, Wage)

"The NRA was one of the items that we pointed to when we added money to the labor, health and Education appropriations bill by reducing the size of the tax cut."
- David Obey
(Related: Education, Health, Money, Tax, Labor)

"I was invited to join the newly established Central Chemical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1954 and was able to establish a small research group in organic chemistry, housed in temporary laboratories of an industrial research institute."
- George Andrew Olah
(Related: Research)

"This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work - they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps."
- Frederick Law Olmsted
(Related: Work, Thought, Strength, Labor, Night)

"The network is opening up some amazing possibilities for us to reinvent content, reinvent collaboration."
- Tim O'Reilly
(Related: Collaboration, Content, Network, Possibilities)

"The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor."
- George Orwell
(Related: War, Act, Destruction, Labor)

"I think the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is as great as it is because it's become it's a labor of love. They love what they do."
- Charles Osgood
(Related: Love, Labor, Mormon)

"The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Labor, Party)

"A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations."
- Russell Page
(Related: Imagination, Eye, Needs)

"Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Actors, Want)

"I think one of the geniuses of Bound and The Matrix and Memento is the complete collaboration of the effort. There were no rotten apples."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Apples, Collaboration, Effort)

"The gastric laboratory uses its protein ferment under an acid reaction."
- Ivan Pavlov
"The physiologist who succeeds in penetrating deeper and deeper into the digestive canal becomes convinced that it consists of a number of chemical laboratories equipped with various mechanical devices."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: canal)

"Finally, as the digestive canal is a complex system, a series of separate chemical laboratories, I cut the connections between them in order to investigate the course of phenomena in each particular laboratory; thus I resolved the digestive canal into several separate parts."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: canal, Order)

"Climbing is unadulterated hard labor. The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no man has been before and where few can follow."
- Annie Smith Peck
(Related: Labor, Man, Pleasure, Satisfaction)

"Here we are to remember that in consequence of our opinion that labor is the Father and active principle of wealth, as lands are the Mother, that the state by killing, mutilating, or imprisoning their members do withal punish themselves."
- William Petty
(Related: Mother, Father, Wealth, Killing, Labor, Opinion, State)

"You're really creative when you're in an environment that you don't know how to handle. So collaborating was like that for me. I think that was one of the reasons why I knew I was gonna get a challenging reaction."
- Liz Phair
(Related: Environment)

"I knew that collaborating on songwriting would be difficult for a lot of people, because I was known very much, for my independence and the fact that I wrote these quirky songs that were not typical structure, not typical sound - you know, really original stuff."
- Liz Phair
(Related: People, Fact, Independence, Songs, Sound)

"After assembly complete, when we have a larger crew on orbit, a more complex vehicle, more laboratories and more robot arms, maybe we'll have room for specialists. But right now we don't."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Now, Right)

"The labor movement means just this: it is the last noble protest of the American people against the power of incorporated wealth."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Power, People, Wealth, American, Labor, Protest)

"An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Thought, Idea, Departure)

"Vietnam was as much a laboratory experiment as a war."
- John Pilger
(Related: War, Vietnam)

"For at the same time many people seem eager to extend the circle of our moral consideration to animals, in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting more suffering on more animals than at any time in history."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: History, Time, People, Animals, Consideration, Suffering)

"A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Business, Bees, Curiosity, Labor, Will)

"It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family."
- George Porter
(Related: Family, Happiness, Work, Home, Time, Wife, October, Students)

"You travel across the country, you visit departments, you give talks, you talk about the work at your laboratory - what's going on, what the opportunities are there - you talk about your own research."
- Frank Press
(Related: Travel, Work, Country, Research, Talk, Visit)

"The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: Communication)

"The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."
- Joseph Priestley
(Related: Communication)

"We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Chance, Memory, Poison)

"Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest."
- Francis Quarles
(Related: Clothes, Labor, Rest)

"Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be."
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Related: Men, May, Song)

"I love being in a band. I love that collaborative spirit, although some would suggest that I don't get involved in the collaborative spirit, but it's not true."
- Trevor Rabin
(Related: Love, Being, Spirit)

"There are as many jobs for younger Americans as there are for other Americans of every age group in political campaigns. Campaigns are very labor intensive and volunteer dependent."
- Marc Racicot
(Related: Age, Americans, Jobs, Labor)

"We hope that through these trade arrangements, through collaboration in training, in manpower development, and what have you, ASEAN in, say, ten years' time, will be a very different ASEAN."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Time, Development, Hope, Collaboration, Trade, Training, Will, Years)

"Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy."
- Ralph Ransom
(Related: Harvest, Joy, Labor, Reward, Tears)

"Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination."
- Ishmael Reed
(Related: Imagination, Poetry, Labor, Writing)

"In effect, I feel like a blind, deaf, and illiterate person working through the sensibilities and multiple, real talents of other people. Everything I do is collaborative."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: People, Blind, Effect)

"A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Work, Leader, Will)

"Most of these experiments required the reduction of the cosmic ray muon flux in order to be successful, and the group necessarily became expert in the operation of deep underground laboratories."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Successful, Deep, Order)

"I was strongly encouraged by a science teacher who took an interest in me and presented me with a key to the laboratory to allow me to work whenever I wanted."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Science, Work, Interest, Key)

"Last year, I twice voted against the Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations bill because it did not adequately fund education in general, and Native American programs specifically."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Education, American, Labor)

"The value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labor employed in it, or the mental pleasure in producing it."
- Joshua Reynolds
(Related: Art, Labor, Pleasure, Rank, Value)

"We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories."
- Cecil Rhodes
(Related: Time, Labor)

"The Internet's been so great, and it's so nice to have fans do nice, elaborate websites, but I think the downside is some of the things... for real fans to go on and see that 90 percent of the information isn't true or to see pictures that aren't really me."
- Denise Richards
(Related: Fans, Information, Internet)

"There's a lot of labor involved in the birth of a new town."
- Michael Richards
(Related: Labor)

"The plays and sports of children are as salutary to them as labor and work are to grown persons."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Sports, Work, Children, Labor)

"Great allowances ought to be made for the petulance of persons laboring under ill-health."
- Samuel Richardson
"Since stepping down as laboratory director in 1999, I have devoted an increasing fraction of my time to international issues. I am involved with energy, environment, and sustainability issues, particularly as they involve new energy sources free of greenhouse gases."
- Burton Richter
(Related: Time, Energy, Environment)

"Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities. Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science."
- Burton Richter
(Related: Science, Innovation, Old)

"You never know when you read a script how it's going to turn out because so much depends on the collaboration between people. If I'd been in some of the movies I turned down, maybe they wouldn't have been a success."
- Molly Ringwald
(Related: Movies, Success, People, Collaboration)

"We collaborate on everything. I'm involved in the writing and pre-production. There's a whole bunch of people who keep in touch at every step about everything."
- Jay Roach
(Related: People, Writing)

"I'm in this business because I despise honest labor."
- Marty Robbins
(Related: Business, Labor)

"Through the years I have received my share of recognition for efforts in the fields of sports, the arts, the struggle for full citizenship for the Negro people, labor's rights and the fight for peace."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, Sports, People, Citizenship, Fight, Rights, Labor, Struggle, Years)

"I know that if the peace movement takes its message boldly to the Negro people a powerful force can be secured in pursuit of the greatest goal of all mankind. And the same is true of labor and the great democratic sections of our population."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, People, Goal, Force, Labor, Mankind, Population, Pursuit)

"I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living."
- John D. Rockefeller
(Related: Opportunity, Dignity, Labor, Living, Man, World)

"Labor gives birth to ideas."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Ideas, Labor)

"Businesses should no longer be allowed to depress wages by hiring illegal labor and then falsely claim that Americans don't want to do the jobs."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Americans, Hiring, Jobs, Labor, Wages, Want)

"Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours? I can't even lift them."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Impression)

"It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Courage, Effort, Energy, Labor)

"It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Labor)

"I want to have children, but my friends scare me. One of my friends told me she was in labor for 36 hours. I don't even want to do anything that feels good for 36 hours."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Children, Friends, Labor, Want)

"The one great thing about a continuing collaboration is that they know you. And if you're really lucky, they really believe in you and think that your talent has some unending bounds to it."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Talent, Collaboration)

"Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live by trade, but by work. Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions; and take that of laborers Unions."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Work, Trade)

"Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Labor, Land, Occupation, Taxation)

"We have never yet had a labor Government that knew what taking power really means; they always act like second-class citizens."
- Dora Russell
(Related: Government, Power, Act, Labor)

"If you work at comedy too laboriously, you can kill what's funny in the joke."
- Richard Russo
(Related: Funny, Work, Comedy)

"Being in a band is always a compromise. Provided that the balance is good, what you lose in compromise, you gain by collaboration."
- Mike Rutherford
(Related: Balance, Being, Collaboration, Compromise, Gain)

"I doubt I'll ever do another book collaboration; I've been spoiled. Roger and I both happened to move to New Mexico at about the same time, when we each had a family of young kids to raise. Socializing seemed to lead naturally to working together."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Family, Time, Collaboration, Doubt, Kids)

"Actually ideas are everywhere. It's the paperwork, that is, sitting down and thinking them into a coherent story, trying to find just the right words, that can and usually does get to be labor."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Ideas, Labor, Right, Thinking, Trying, Words)

"Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know how difficult is the burden of this responsibility; how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Being, Burden, Decisions, Fate, Germany, Responsibility)

"Material loss can be made up through renewed labor, but the moral wrong which has been inflicted upon the conquered peoples, in the peace dictates, leaves a burning scar on the people's conscience."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Peace, People, Conscience, Labor, Loss, Wrong)

"Of course, we knew that this meant an attack on the union. The bosses intended gradually to get rid of us, employing in our place child labor and raw immigrant girls who would work for next to nothing."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Work, Bosses, Girls, Labor, Nothing)

"All the time our union was progressing very nicely. There were lectures to make us understand what trades unionism is and our real position in the labor movement."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Time, Labor)

"As always in a musical collaboration: One has to like each other. As simple as that."
- Klaus Schulze
"I will not be in the position of having management dictated to by labor."
- Charles M. Schwab
(Related: Management, Labor, Will)

"There's no doubt in the world that directing makes you a better actor. Me, anyway. There's no doubt in the world that it makes me a more collaborative actor."
- Campbell Scott
(Related: Actor, Doubt, World)

"GM is a highly collaborative organization; we rely on a whole tier of suppliers for everything that we do."
- Tony Scott
"When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected. That is how a musician should work."
- Andres Segovia
(Related: Work, Building)

"After about the first Millennium, Italy was the cradle of Romanesque architecture, which spread throughout Europe, much of it extending the structural daring with minimal visual elaboration."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Architecture, Europe, First, Italy)

"It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work."
- Amartya Sen
(Related: Work, Home, Delight, Friends, Old)

"Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Body, Difficulties, Labor, Mind)

"Every sin is the result of a collaboration."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Collaboration, Result, Sin)

"I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas, it's a collaboration."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Ideas, Control, Actor, Collaboration, Film, Want)

"We can still find middle ground, truly secure our borders, deal with those already here and address our labor needs. But those who advocate giving current illegal aliens and future guest workers a special path to citizenship must compromise."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Citizenship, Compromise, Future, Giving, Guest, Labor, Needs, Workers)

"I was unaware of the dispute in Brooklyn. I would never knowingly wear any clothes or support any company who produced clothing with alleged wage and labor violations."
- Shakira
(Related: Clothes, Company, Labor, Support, Wage)

"A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict."
- Robert Shea
(Related: Class, Conflict, Inequality, Labor)

"As far as the mechanics go, working with other people on received ideas was for me a very interesting technical problem. I can't say that any of my collaborations engaged my heart, but they engaged the craftsman in me."
- Robert Sheckley
(Related: People, Heart, Ideas)

"When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators. But when you write a novel, it's yours."
- Sidney Sheldon
"There is no real wealth but the labor of man."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Wealth, Labor, Man)

"There will soon come an armed contest between capital and labor. They will oppose each other, not with words and arguments, but with shot and shell, gun-powder and cannon. The better classes are tired of the insane howling of the lower strata and they mean to stop them."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Arguments, Labor, Will, Words)

"A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes."
- Hugh Sidey
(Related: Family, Actors, American, Athletes, Labor, Leaders)

"The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care."
- Philip Sidney
(Related: Health, Life, Care, Labor, Open, Temperance)

"For the division of labor demands from the individual an ever more one-sided accomplishment, and the greatest advance in a one-sided pursuit only too frequently means dearth to the personality of the individual."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Accomplishment, Labor, Personality, Pursuit)

"Cities are, first of all, seats of the highest economic division of labor."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Cities, First, Labor)

"I have long believed these types of collaborative agreements are a far better approach to federal land management than the contentious battles that too often sidetrack proper resource management."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Management, Land)

"But as you say, the fundamental stumbling block is the question of the future of the economy. And it's not just the sort of economic laboratory question, of what kind of system would best generate growth, which is the way it's presented."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Growth, Economy, Future, Question)

"Labor is still, and ever will be, the inevitable price set upon everything which is valuable."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Labor, Will)

"Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession - a property entirely our own."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Knowledge, Labor, Possession, Property)

"Labor was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Money, First, Labor)

"Since I have been singing for so many years, I don't always need to approach a song quite so laboriously and meticulously."
- Kate Smith
(Related: Singing, Song, Years)

"Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants."
- Lamar S. Smith
(Related: Legal, American, Competition, Labor, Study, Wages, Workers)

"In my college years, I worked as a union labor organizer. I was just one of the many workers trying to do my part to help the community."
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: College, Community, Help, Labor, Trying, Workers, Years)

"Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for."
- Socrates
(Related: Time, Men, Gain)

"Musicals are plays, but the last collaborator is your audience, so you've got to wait 'til the last collaborator comes in before you can complete the collaboration."
- Stephen Sondheim
(Related: Collaboration)

"Without labor nothing prospers."
- Sophocles
(Related: Labor, Nothing)

"In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book."
- Terry Southern
"The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds."
- John Lancaster Spalding
(Related: Faith, Doubt, May, Mind, Respect, Thoughtful)

"From that first meeting, I totally loved working with Joey, it was a real collaboration."
- Ronnie Spector
(Related: Collaboration, First, Meeting)

"Temporarily in 1934 I became a department head in the German Labor Front and dealt with the improvement of labor conditions in German factories. Then I was in charge of public works on the staff of Hess. I gave up both these activities in 1941."
- Albert Speer
(Related: Improvement, Labor, Public)

"In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp, and cannot, therefore, give any information about them."
- Albert Speer
(Related: Information, Labor)

"How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without great labor be found, that it should be by almost all men neglected? But all things excellent are as difficult as they are rare."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Men, Labor, Salvation)

"The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Agreement, Creation, Injustice, Labor, Law, Production, Result, Will)

"The only distribution of wealth which is the product of labor, which will be honest, will come through a more equal distribution of the productive capacity of men."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Men, Wealth, Labor, Will)

"The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is the result of deceptive appearance."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Appearance, Labor, Result)

"When money is controlled by a few it gives that few an undue power and control over labor and the resources of the country. Labor will have its best return when the laborer can control its disposal."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Money, Power, Control, Country, Labor, Will)

"From my earliest acquaintance with the science of political economy, it has been evident to my mind that capital was the product of labor, and that therefore, in its best analysis there could be no natural conflict between capital and labor."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Science, Acquaintance, Conflict, Economy, Labor, Mind)

"The country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil, hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them, because in fact, there is none."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Conflict, Country, Fact, Labor)

"Money is the great tool through whose means labor and skill become universally co-operative."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Money, Labor, Skill)

"Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Labor, Legislation, Mankind, Protection, Value)

"The employer class is less indispensable in the modern organization of industries because the laboring men themselves possess sufficient intelligence to organize into co-operative relation and enjoy the entire benefits of their own labor."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Intelligence, Men, Benefits, Class, Labor)

"Laboring men can perform for themselves the office of becoming their own employers."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Men, Office)

"The great advantage to labor arising out of co-operative effort has been apparent to me for many years."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Effort, Labor, Years)

"Labor can and will become its own employer through co-operative association."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Labor, Will)

"It is probable that for a long time to come the mass of mankind in civilized countries will find it both necessary and advantageous to labor for wages, and to accept the condition of hired laborers."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Time, Countries, Labor, Mankind, Wages, Will)

"In a very alert and bright state of society people learn co-operation by themselves, but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise, such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Society, People, State, Will)

"Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard with interest any device or plan which promises to enable at least the more intelligent, enterprising, and determined part of those who are not capitalists to cease to labor for hire."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Interest, Labor, Promises, Thoughtful)

"I have always been fully persuaded that, through co-operation, labor could become its own employer."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Labor)

"In a condition of society and under an industrial organization which places labor completely at the mercy of capital, the accumulations of capital will necessarily be rapid, and an unequal distribution of wealth is at once to be observed."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Society, Wealth, Labor, Mercy, Will)

"We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?"
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: History, Men, Class, Fight, Labor)

"There comes a point with any collaboration like that where you start having other interests creatively. I was moving in one direction musically, and as a guitar player, Mark wanted to move in another direction. That was essentially the reason we broke up."
- Scott Stapp
(Related: Collaboration, Direction, Guitar, Reason)

"I would love to learn to play something so I don't have to rely on someone to collaborate with."
- Gwen Stefani
(Related: Love, Play)

"Working with (new collaborators) and letting people in to try new melodies and new lyrical ideas was very hard."
- Gwen Stefani
(Related: People, Ideas)

"I joined the Army and was sent to the MIT radiation laboratory after a few months of introduction to electromagnetic wave theory in a special course, given for Army personnel at the University of Chicago."
- Jack Steinberger
(Related: Army, Chicago, Months, Theory, University)

"No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Women, Work, Home, Conservative, Labor, Liberal, Man, Office, Play, Radical)

"Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved."
- Mattie Stepanek
(Related: Strength, Teamwork, Collaboration, Unity)

"Strip the proud nobility of their bloated estates, reduce them to a level with plain republicans, send forth to labor, and teach their children to enter the workshops or handle the plow, and you will thus humble proud traitors."
- Thaddeus Stevens
(Related: Children, Labor, Nobility, Republicans, Will)

"I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex."
- Lucy Stone
(Related: Sex, Humanity, Labor, Suffering)

"My list of basic tools is a partial answer to the question about what has changed: Over the past few years, large numbers of programmers have come to depend on elaborate tools to interface code with systems facilities."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: Numbers, Past, Question, Tools, Years)

"The transactions between me and the people that I photograph are very, very collaborative."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: People)

"I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think."
- Anne Sullivan
(Related: Education, Beginning)

"No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind."
- Charles Sumner
(Related: Happiness, Fame, Mankind)

"Any one who believes that any great enterprise of an industrial character can be started without labor must have little experience of life."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Experience, Life, Character, Labor)

"Moreover, there is an unearned increment on capital and on labor, due to the presence, around the capitalist and the laborer, of a great, industrious, and prosperous society."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Society, Labor)

"Labor organizations are formed, not to employ combined effort for a common object, but to indulge in declamation and denunciation, and especially to furnish an easy living to some officers who do not want to work."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Work, Effort, Labor, Living, Want)

"Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination."
- Bob Taft
(Related: Economy, Internet, Jobs, Labor)

"Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Effort, Labor, Motive, Selfishness, Socialism, Today)

"The Republican Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of cheap labor, satisfying a very important constituency."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Legal, Labor, Party, Republican)

"As co-chair of the Iraqi Women's Caucus in the House, I've enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with and hear from Iraqi women elected to serve in the new National Assembly."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Women, Opportunity)

"By the end of it, you never know how it's going to turn out. Hopefully if I pick the right songs and put the right melodies on it and all the collaboration works out. it's a win-win situation."
- Paul Taylor
(Related: Collaboration, End, Right, Songs)

"Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves."
- Edwin Way Teale
(Related: Life, Complexity)

"When we did concerts, we wanted them to be theatrical events - collaborations with designers, choreographers, and directors - because we thought traditional rock concerts were boring."
- Neil Tennant
(Related: Thought, Events)

"I don't think the Republicans would appreciate the comparison, but they're exactly like the Labor Party in England in the 1970s. They're letting their extremists take them straight down. The same thing is going to happen - they had to disappear for a while and when they reinvented themselves they did it with moderates, they did it with Tony Blair."
- Evan Thomas
(Related: England, Labor, Party, Republicans)

"Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition."
- Freeman Thomas
(Related: Design, Honesty, Collaboration, Intuition, Questions)

"They are representations of many shared hours of collaboration between us all. That's the real nature of the relationship the orchestra and I are trying to build."
- Michael Tilson Thomas
(Related: Nature, Collaboration, Trying)

"You know as a scientist that both were developed completely independently of each other in the laboratories. And only afterward were the political situations contrived out of which they could be justified."
- E. P. Thompson
"Could I interrupt here, because there is an alternative explanation, which you are particularly well placed to examine. You know the argument that it is the alchemists in the laboratories who invent the sweet new kits."
- E. P. Thompson
(Related: Argument)

"That brings me to Dennis Ritchie. Our collaboration has been a thing of beauty."
- Ken Thompson
(Related: Beauty, Collaboration)

"The National League was born the following year, as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor."
- John Thorn
(Related: Control, Labor)

"At the time, my personal research objectives were to provide Keynesian economics with more rigorous foundations and to tighten and elaborate the logic of macroeconomic and monetary theory."
- James Tobin
(Related: Time, Economics, Logic, Objectives, Research, Theory)

"It was difficult every ten days having a new director. I'm a real collaborator and, as an actor, I want to be directed. It's hard for me to shift gears."
- Jeanne Tripplehorn
(Related: Actor, Want)

"Laissez Faire was very good sauce for the goose, labor, but was very poor sauce for the gander, capital."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Labor, Poor)

"Those who invest in South Africa should not think they are doing us a favor; they are here for what they get out of our cheap and abundant labor, and they should know that they are buttressing one of the most vicious systems."
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: Labor)

"Treating your audience like thieves is absurd. Anyone who chooses to listen to our music becomes a collaborator."
- Jeff Tweedy
(Related: Music)

"May we soon enjoy the fruits of our labor in a peaceful and united Germany."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: Germany, Labor, May, United)

"At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day."
- Jhonen Vasquez
(Related: Day, Labor)

"Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister."
- Thorstein Veblen
(Related: Work, Sister, Brother, Dignity, Joy, Labor, Pride, Respect, Sense)

"Were there contacts over time between Iraq and al-Qaeda? Yes, there were efforts made to communicate. We found no evidence of collaboration in any effort to mount any kind of operation against the United States' interests."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Time, Collaboration, Effort, Iraq, states, United)

"As long as man labors for a physical existence, though an act of necessity almost, he is yet natural; it is life, though that of this world, for which he instinctively works."
- Jones Very
(Related: Life, Act, Existence, Man, Necessity, World)

"Let us embrace Science and the new technologies unfettered, for it is these which will liberate mankind from the myth of god, and free us from our age old fears, from disease, death and the sweat of labor."
- Claude Vorilhon
(Related: Age, Death, Science, God, Disease, Labor, Mankind, Myth, Old, Will)

"Let us hope, that a kind Providence will put a speedy end to the acts of God under which we have been laboring."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: God, Hope, End, Providence, Will)

"We're taking on Social Security as a property rights issue. We figure that every single American has an absolute property right interest in the fruits of his or her own labor. What I work for should be my property."
- Malcolm Wallop
(Related: Work, American, Rights, Interest, Labor, Property, Security)

"Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Art, Poetry, Harmony, Prose, Sense)

"I doing casual labor by the day. They wouldn't pay you until the next morning. There was a bar that would cash your check if you bought a beer first. A lot of guys never left until they'd drunk up all their money."
- Fred Ward
(Related: Money, Beer, Day, First, Labor)

"The thing I don't understand is why so often one hears discussion of the fruits of human labor as if it's all the creation of some alien race."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Creation, Labor, Race)

"I don't think there's any independent cartoonist whose stuff I don't like or respect in at least some way or another. We're all marginal laborers - we're practically medical oddities - so I don't see why we can't all be nice to each other."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Medical, Respect)

"The circulating medium being issued only by those who labor, they would suddenly become invested with all the wealth and all the power; and those who did not labor, be they ever so rich now, would as suddenly become poor and powerless."
- Josiah Warren
(Related: Power, Wealth, Being, Labor, Now, Poor)

"The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires; and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us."
- Josiah Warren
(Related: Labor, Luxury, Necessity, Now, states)

"Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Life, Labor)

"Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience."
- George Washington
(Related: Conscience, Fire, Labor)

"I guess we've had a very close relationship because I don't pretend to know about cinema and I think I do know a bit about theatre but he does, he respected that and so we really just had a collaboration which went completely like this."
- Andrew Lloyd Webber
(Related: Cinema, Collaboration, Theatre)

"He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Labor)

"Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Civilization, Earth, Forget, Labor, Man, Will)

"The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Society, Hope, Labor, Socialism, Today)

"We have seen a central government promote the power of labor-union bosses, and in turn be supported by that power, until it has become entirely too much a government of and for one class, which is exactly what our Founding Fathers wanted most to prevent."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Government, Power, Bosses, Class, Fathers, Founding, Labor)

"In summary, the Romans were opposed to tyranny in any form; and the feature of government to which they gave the most thought was an elaborate system of checks and balances."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Government, Thought, Tyranny)

"Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation."
- Orson Welles
(Related: Purpose, Hollywood)

"An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision."
- James Whistler
(Related: Vision, Artist, Labor)

"I class myself as a manual laborer."
- Theodore White
(Related: Class)

"All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Work, God, Progress, Humanity)

"We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Work, God, Progress, Humanity)

"If you can find collaborators whose strengths compliment your own, the result can be more than the sum of its authors."
- Walter Jon Williams
(Related: Compliment, Result)

"The unproductive tillage of human cattle takes that which of right belongs to free labor, and which is necessary for the support and happiness of our own race."
- David Wilmot
(Related: Happiness, Labor, Race, Right, Support)

"Everything I do is collaborative. It's just my way. I'm really very interested in how the other musicians perceive the song."
- Cassandra Wilson
(Related: Musicians, Song)

"The monarchy is a labor intensive industry."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: Labor)

"The hardest problems of pure and applied science can only be solved by the open collaboration of the world-wide scientific community."
- Kenneth G. Wilson
(Related: Science, Collaboration, Community, Open, Problems, World)

"The fruits of all our labors have left us as we started. To grow without is not to grow within."
- Dave Winer
"Never preach a sermon without a text from the Bible, a text containing the theme which you can elaborate. The text is the best proof in support of your argument. A sermon without a text is an argument without a proof."
- Isaac Mayer Wise
(Related: Bible, Argument, Proof, Support)

"All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control."
- Chauncey Wright
(Related: Experience, Character, Control, Facts, Intellect, Senses, Will)

"It will appear evident upon attentive consideration that equality of intellectual and physical advantages is the only sure foundation of liberty, and that such equality may best, and perhaps only, be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Equality, Consideration, Cooperation, Labor, Liberty, May, Will)

"We hear of the wealth of nations, of the powers of production, of the demand and supply of markets, and we forget that these words mean no more, if they mean any thing, then the happiness, and the labor, and the necessities of men."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Men, Happiness, Wealth, Forget, Labor, Nations, Production, Words)

"The great thing about movies is that they're collaborative. And the worst thing is that they're collaborative."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: Movies)

"A lot of the interesting issues and dynamics within a city occur over things such as socio-economic issues or ethnic issues. But they require a much more elaborate model of human behavior."
- Will Wright
(Related: Behavior)

"I'm not, by nature, a collaborator. My biggest influences were people like painters and poets. These are solitary workers."
- Robert Wyatt
(Related: Nature, People, Poets, Workers)

"I'm not a good collaborator in general."
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
"To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Women, Labor, School, Woman)

"It varies from song to song, although Buck Owens and I recently collaborated on writing a duet together and am looking forward with a great deal of anticipation to recording that track for the new studio album."
- Dwight Yoakam
(Related: Anticipation, Song, Writing)

"The biggest labor problem is tomorrow."
- Brigham Young
(Related: Labor, Tomorrow)

"Friends are the greatest labor and the greatest reward."
- Jason Zebehazy
(Related: Friends, Labor, Reward)