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Thank you for working so hard

Labor Day 2018 is here the annual American celebration that occurs annually the first Monday of September.

What is Labor Day? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, it is "a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country."

It has been celebrated in America since the late 1800s.

In celebration of those who make American a proud and strong country through their labor, here are some Labor Day 2018 quotes to honor the holiday. Some are inspirational, even funny - but all give meaning to those and the spirit we celebrate.

"There is no substitute for hard work," - Thomas Edison

"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." -Martin Luther King

"Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind." -Henry Ford

"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

"Nothing will work unless you do." -- Maya Angelou

"My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition." -- Indira Gandhi

"If you really believe in what you're doing, work hard, take nothing personally, and if something blocks your route, find another. Never give up." -- Laurie Notaro

"Labor may be a burden and a chastisement, but it is also an honor and a glory. Without it, nothing can be accomplished." - Samuel Smiles

"Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race, or nation." -- Samuel Gompers

"If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day weekend." -- Doug Larson

"It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction." -- Pablo Picasso

"The only place success comes before work is the dictionary." --Vince Lombardi

" Rules like 'don't wear white after Labor Day' or "shoes matching the handbag" are antiquated. Modern women should feel free to experiment". --- Stacy London

"This Labor Day, try not to think about how your next holiday isn't until Thanksgiving." --unknown

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