If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.
- Douglas Pagels
Heaven is blessed with perfect rest but the blessing of earth is toil.
- Henry van Dyke
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
The only liberty an inferior man really cherishes is the liberty to quit work, stretch out in the sun, and scratch himself.
- H.L. Mencken
The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on.
- Elbert Hubbard
Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.
- Marc Chagall
Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.
- Bill Dodds
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
- Anatole France