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BE INSPIRED! Insightful Quotes About Workers’ Day

Happy International Workers’ Day everyone. Hope you are on holiday like me over here. Anyway, today I want to share with you insightful quotes about Workers’ Day and hope you catch one or two things from it and get inspired. And for those still searching… you’ll sure find a befitting job this new month by God’s grace if you do your part and play your cards rightly well.

But first how did this Workers’ Day come about?

According to International Business Times, Uk, the day was chosen to honour the people who died during a demonstration in Chicago in 1886 when workers were striking for an eight-hour working day. A bomb was thrown at the police, leading them to fire on the protesters. Four demonstrators and seven policemen died in the violence.

Insightful Quotes About Workers’ Day

Before the reward there must be labour. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy. Ralph Ransom

Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Karl Marx

Physical labor not only does not exclude the possibility of mental activity, but improves and stimulates it.
Leo Tolstoy

In any given group, the most will do the least and the least the most.
Merle P. Martin

The end of labour is to gain leisure. Aristotle

Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.
Bo Bennett

The lady–bearer of this–says she has two sons who want to work. Set them at it, if possible. Wanting to work is so rare a merit that it should be encouraged.
Abraham Lincoln

Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness wraps the mind. Henry Ford

Work keeps at bay three great evils: boredom, vice, and need.
Voltaire

There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Booker T. Washington

And my favourite of all…

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

Happy International Workers’ Day

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