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"Labour without joy is base. Labour without sorrow is base. Sorrow without labour is base. Joy without labour is base." - John Ruskin

"A little labour, much health." - George Herbert

"Genius can never despise labour." - Abel Stevens

"Labour is priceless, not gold." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Learn to labour and to wait." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Labour is the purgatory of the erring." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Ah, why Should life all labour be?" - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Faith is not reason's labour, but repose." - Neil Young

"This was a good week's labour." - Thomas Middleton

"Honest labour bears a lovely face." - Thomas Dekker

"Ah, why Should life all labour be?" - Alfred Tennyson

"Labour is the source of every blessing." - Aesop

"Charity is a very labour-intensive virtue." - Garth Nix

"The true success is to labour." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Learning without thought is labour lost." - Confucius

"So he with difficulty and labour hard Mov'd on, with difficulty and labour he." - John Milton

"Our party: New Labour. Our mission: new Britain. New Labour new Britain." - Tony Blair

"Be aware that the reward for labour, and quantity of labour, are quite disparate things." - Karl Marx

"I'm more socialist certainly than New Labour - I'm very old Labour, really." - Alan Bennett

"We will renew our party, to rebuild our land - and we will do it by being a better Labour, real Labour, Scottish Labour." - Johann Lamont

"Whether shall the Oxe goe, where he shall not labour?" - George Herbert

"To meditate is to labour; to think is to act." - Victor Hugo

"There is no excellence in archery without great labour." - Maurice Thompson

"To create a little flower is the labour of ages." - William Blake

"It is folly to waste labour about trifles." - Martial

"Oxford lends sweetness to labour and dignity to leisure." - Henry James

"The work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint." - John Milton

"People can say what they want in the Labour Party." - Michael Foot

"Actually, I vote Labour, but my butler's a Tory." - Lord Mountbatten

"Labour economic stability has replaced Tory boom and bust" - John Prescott

"Anyone who votes Labour ought to be locked up." - Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

"Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything." - John Locke

"Capital exploits the labour of a few to multiply itself." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Is not labour, like learning, its own reward?" - Mahatma Gandhi

"Labour has its unique place in a cultured human family." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Labour is a great leveler of all distinctions." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Art is man's expression of his joy in labour." - William Morris

"Since labour is motion, time is its natural measure." - Karl Marx

"Pleasure is labour too, and tires as much." - William Cowper

"Capital simply allows us to expend labour in advance." - William Stanley Jevons

"Abortion is an issue of conscience for the Labour party." - Diane Abbott

"All labour is directed towards producing some effect." - Alfred Marshall

"He who labours not, cannot enjoy the reward of labour." - Samuel Smiles

"We need people like me in the Labour party." - Alan Johnson

"The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?" - William Morris

"The cause of Labour is the cause of Ireland, and the cause of Ireland is the cause of Labour" - James Connolly

"In the end, the Labour party could cease to represent labour. Stranger historic ironies have happened than that." - Enoch Powell

"A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labour and there is invisible labour." - Victor Hugo

"The cause of labour is the cause of Ireland, the cause of Ireland is the cause of labour." - James Connolly

"Where there are millions upon millions of units of idle labour, it is no use thinking of labour-saving devices." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Would I describe myself as new Labour? I'm Labour, organised Labour. I think labels have a limited use and that's where you really get into boy stuff sometimes, just sticking on labels." - Frances O'Grady

"It is absolutely clear that your continued leadership is putting the Labour Party's future in jeopardy and denying millions of people in our country who so desperately need representation by a Labour government the chance of that Labour government." - Tessa Jowell

"An increase in the productivity of labour means nothing more than that the same capital creates the same value with less labour, or that less labour creates the same product with more capital." - Karl Marx

"Would I describe myself as new Labour? I'm Labour, organised Labour. I think labels have a limited use and that's where you really get into boy stuff sometimes, just sticking on labels." - Frances Ogrady

"In Europe the object is to make the most of their land, labour being abundant: here it is to make the most of our labour, land being abundant." - Thomas Jefferson

"Servile labour disappeared because it could not stand the competition of free labour; its un-profitability sealed its doom in the market economy." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Ive been really clear that my first job as leader of the Labour Party and co-leader of the labour movement is to engage with our base." - David Cunliffe

"If the Labour manifesto is a pale shade of austerity, then I believe Labour will be defeated at the next election" - Len McCluskey

"If we are tough on crime and on terrorism, as Labour is, then I think Britain will be safer under Labour" - Peter Hain

"I have always voted Labour and I always will. I have got to have one stupid, bovine part of me and that's the part that votes Labour." - Julie Burchill

"Surplus value is exactly equal to surplus labour; the increase of the one exactly measured by the diminution of necessary labour." - Karl Marx

"Nothing should be made by man's labour which is not worth making; or which must be made by labour degrading to the makers." - William Morris

"Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labour in it, but they labour in it because they excel." - William Hazlitt

"Nothing should be made by man's labour which is not worth making, or which must be made by labour degrading to the makers." - William Morris

"I am in the Labour Party because I am a feminist. I am in the Labour Party because I believe in equality." - Harriet Harman

"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

"I've been really clear that my first job as leader of the Labour Party and co-leader of the labour movement is to engage with our base." - David Cunliffe

"Is Tony Blair of the Labour party? The answer to that is profoundly 'yes', but that is not how, sentimentally, he is regarded in the Labour movement generally." - Neil Kinnock

"Making a cartoon occupied usually about three full days, two spent in labour and one in removing the appearance of labour." - David Low

"There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits." - David Ricardo

"Another of my wishes is to depend as little as possible on the labour of slaves." - James Madison

"The mountains are in labour, the birth will be an absurd little mouse." - Horace

"Labour as long liu'd, pray as even dying. [Labor as long-lived, pray as ever dying.]" - George Herbert

"The fruits of one's sweat and mental labour are always rewarding" - Haile Selassie

"Caste is not just a division of labour, it is a division of labourers." - B R Ambedkar

"If little labour, little are our gains: Man's fortunes are according to his pains." - Robert Herrick

"The simple is carefully shunned by those who labour to seem what they would be." - Paul Fussell

"The fruits of one's sweat and mental labour are always rewarding" - Haile Selassie

"We all labour against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases." - Thomas Browne

"Labour rids us of three great evils: irksomeness, vice and poverty." - Voltaire

"The mountain was in labour, and Jove was afraid, but it brought forth a mouse." - Teos of Egypt

"If little labour. little are our gaines: Man's fortunes are according to his paines." - Robert Herrick

"Tis hard to find God, but to comprehend Him, as He is, is labour without end." - Robert Herrick

"Invention is almost the only literary labour which blindness cannot obstruct." - Samuel Johnson

"Nothing falls into a man's lap from heaven. It is from labour that life grows." - Adolf Hitler

"Where there is most labour there is not always most life." - Havelock Ellis

"Under New Labour, only the future is certain. The past keeps changing" - Paul Flynn

"I've never known a time when the in-fighting in the Labour Party was so bitter." - Roy Hattersley

"They [the Labour Party] are not fit to manage a whelk stall." - Winston Churchill

"The Labour Party is going about the country stirring up apathy." - William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw

"The Labour Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing." - Harold Wilson

"The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labour is immense." - Arnold Bennett

"The Labour Party's election manifesto is the longest suicide note in history." - Greg Knight

"Tis hard to find God, but to comprehend Him, as He is, is labour without end." - Robert Herrick

"Excellence is never granted to man, but as the reward of labour." - Joshua Reynolds

"We must not expect a full-scale peaceful revolution every time a Labour Government is elected" - Roy Jenkins

"The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life" - Roy Jenkins

"The Labour Party believes in turning workers against owners; we believe in turning workers into owners." - Margaret Thatcher

"Arthur Scargill is the Labour movements nearest equivalent to a First World War General." - Neil Kinnock

"I do not often attack the Labour Party, they do it so well themselves." - Edward Heath

"Labour has converted to Europe because Europe has converted to socialism." - Roy Hattersley

"I have never been in favour of expelling people from the Labour Party." - Michael Foot

"Nothing falls into a man's lap from heaven. It is from labour that life grows." - Adolf Hitler

"When will Labour learn that you cannot build Jerusalem in Brussels." - Margaret Thatcher

"To learn without thinking is labour in vain, to think without learning is desolation." - Confucius

"Middle class Labour leaders are recaptured by the establishment when they die." - Tony Benn

"Writing poetry is the only form of literary labour which gives me entire satisfaction." - Peter Porter

"I'm a Labour politician, but, you know, I can see decent Tories with good ideas." - Tony Blair

"I want a Labour Party that is more democratic, more open and listens to its members." - Diane Abbott

"We're now in a situation in which Capital is highly mobile and Labour is basically immobile." - Noam Chomsky

"The circulation of capital realizes value, while living labour creates value." - Karl Marx

"Unlimited exploitation of cheap labour-power is the sole foundation of their power to compete." - Karl Marx

"Ch. 2 The Proletariat and the Beginning of the Modern Labour Movement" - Rudolf Rocker

"Against my soul's pure truth why labour you to make it wander in an unknown field?" - William Shakespeare

"Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it." - Bible

"Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous." - Confucius

"Thought is the labour of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure." - Victor Hugo

"'Dignity of Labour' is a subject to be learnt from Australia!" - Narendra Modi

"The Labour Party should oppose the Government arms plan root and branch." - Aneurin Bevan

"Labour itself is but a sorrowful song, The protest of the weak against the strong." - Frederick William Faber

"The spinning wheel is the auspicious symbol of sharir yajna, body labour." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A plea for the spinning wheel is a plea for recognizing the dignity of labour." - Mahatma Gandhi

"No labour is too mean for one who wants to earn an honest penny." - Mahatma Gandhi

"There is a world-wide conflict between capital and labour, and the poor envy the rich." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Useful manual labour, intelligently performed, is the means par excellence for developing the intellect." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I do not regard capital to be the enemy of labour." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Mere mental, that is, intellectual labour, is for the soul and has its own satisfaction." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Nothing will demoralize the nation so much as that we should learn to despise labour." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Our children should not be so taught as to despise labour." - Mahatma Gandhi

"If there's labour shortages, we issue work permits. It's as simple as that." - Nigel Farage

"I know that strong trade unions and best supported by Labour Government actually protect worker's rights." - Gisela Stuart

"The division of labour was limited by the extent of the market" - Adam Smith

"Measure not the work Until the day's out and the labour done, Then bring your gauges." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Writing is a dreadful Labour, yet not so dreadful as Idleness." - Thomas Carlyle

"Tis my vocation, Hal; 'tis no sin for a man to labour in his vocation." - William Shakespeare

"The circulation of capital realizes value , while living labour creates value ." - Karl Marx

"Labour is the human element which makes the fruitful seasons of the earth useful to men." - Henry Ford

"Our labour preserves us from three great evils - weariness, vice, and want." - Voltaire

"My Scottish Labour Party is a crusade - to fight poverty, inequality and injustice." - Johann Lamont

"The Green Belt is a Labour achievement - and we mean to build on it." - John Prescott

"When war becomes a trade, it benefits, like all other trades, from the division of labour." - Jean-Baptiste Say

"Money could not be converted into capital if wage labour did not exist." - David Harvey

"Because the earth is not a product of labour it cannot have a value." - David Harvey

"The only solution to the contradictions of capitalism entails the abolition of wage labour." - David Harvey

"Love makes labour light. Love alone gives value to all things." - Teresa of Avila

"A Labour party is not a debating club, it is a party of action." - Karl Radek

"Thus in such a Labour Party there can be no question of independent policy." - Karl Radek

"From labour health, from health contentment spring; contentment opes the source of every joy." - James Beattie

"The problem we have is not Labour, in however it is configured." - Francis Maude



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