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We only labour to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labour, and so thy labour sweeten thy rest. - Francis Quarles

Let no one till his death be called unhappy. Measure not the work until the day's out and the labour done. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

We are so bound together that no man can labour for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe. - Jerome K. Jerome

I've studied now Philosophy And Jurisprudence, Medicine And even, alas, Theology From end-to-end with labor keen; And here, poor fool; with all my lore I stand no wiser than before. (Faust) - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Bodily labour alleviates the pains of the mind and from this arises the happiness of the poor. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labour in freedom. - Albert Einstein

I should rather labour as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead. - Homer [Homeros]

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 labour is immense. - Sir Arthur Helps