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Toil Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Toil

Please enjoy these Toil Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

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I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill

There are moments when all anxiety
and stated toil are becalmed
in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
- Henry David Thoreau

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

 

It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions
yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
- John Stuart Mill

All endeavor calls for the ability
to tramp the last mile,
shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil.
The fight to the finish spirit is the one...
characteristic we must posses
if we are to face the future as finishers.
- Henry David Thoreau

Difficulties show men what they are.
In case of any difficulty,
remember that God has pitted you
against a rough antagonist
that you may be a conqueror,
and this cannot be without toil.
- Epictetus

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Our works decay and disappear but God gentlest works
stay looking down on the ruins we toil to rear.
- Walter Smith

Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep.
- David Herbert Lawrence

But, when I toil in the field of Jewish culture which I frequently do,
I am indeed a Jewish artist.
- Theodore Bikel

Little do such men know the toil, the pains,
the daily, nightly racking of the brains,
to range the thoughts, the matter to digest,
to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.
- Charles Churchill

We are with you in this work.
Workingmen must form a party of their own,
take charge of the government, dispose gilded fraud,
and put honest toil in power.
- Denis Kearney

Mine is the horny hand of toil.
- John Singer Sargent

Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature,
are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond.
- Titus Livius

Honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die,
without arranging for it.
- John Sterling

As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it.
I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not
to be the immediate parent.
- Anthony Trollope

Light is the task where many share the toil.
- Homer

Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame.
- Hesiod

No fine work can be done without concentration and
self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
- Max Beerbohm

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas,
Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
- Edmund Spenser

Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
- Emily Dickinson

The only sensible ends of literature are,
first, the pleasurable toil of writing;
second,
the gratification of one's family and friends;
and lastly,
the solid cash.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil,
demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.
- Yahya Jammeh

Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain,
or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either,
the grief and sin of idleness.
- Herman Melville

There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry
to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives.
- Hamlin Garland

I must go deeper and even stronger into my treasure
mine and stint nothing of time,
toil, or torture.
- Zane Grey

In all my work I like to convey the fact that I like cooks,
that it's noble toil and that it is hard.
- Rocco DiSpirito

Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience,
and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain,
and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.
- William Alexander

Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end.
- H. P. Lovecraft

I pass over the toil and suffering and danger which
attended the redemption and cultivation of their lands by the colonists,
and turn to their civil condition and to the conduct
and history of the government.
- William H. Wharton

I guess I didn't feel confident enough to be searching in a big public way.
I was very content at the time to toil in obscurity
on things that I thought might point me in certain
directions or teach me certain things -
not knowing what that would be.
- Steven Soderbergh

The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state,
for labor is toil that never finishes,
toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed,
toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process.
- Mary McCarthy

Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other;
yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively.
Strive to get clear notions about all.
Give up no science entirely; for science is but one.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

War should only be declared by the authority of the people,
whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens,
instead of the government which is to reap its fruits.
- James Madison

Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for
the toils and sufferings of those who survive.
- Edward Everett

It is the sincerest thing I have written,
caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary
toils of love and religion -
death brought them into harmony.
- Laurence Housman

They envy the distinction I have won;
let them therefore,
envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
- Sallust

For the dead there are no more toils.
- Sophocles

But as we shall see, Roosevelt, through a combination
of events and influences,
fell deeper and deeper into the toils of various revolutionary operators,
not because he was interested in revolution but because
he was interested in votes.
- John T. Flynn

They must therefore not spoil Alexander's undertaking,
especially when they were almost at the close of their toils,
and were, moreover, no longer in any difficulty about
provisions on their coasting cruise.
- Arrian

My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life,
for he had no resources other than the proceeds of
his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family.
- Albrecht Durer

Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but,
while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is while you are patiently toiling at the little
tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great
whole of life dawn on you.
- Phillips Brooks

When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody
or other has been discovered,
you can put it down as a fact that he discovered himself years ago -
since that time he has been toiling,
working, and striving to make himself worthy of general discovery.
- James Whitcomb Riley

Those who sit at the feast will continue to enjoy themselves
even though the veil that separates them from the world
of toiling reality below has been lifted by mass revolts and critics.
- Mary Ritter Beard

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches,
letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
- Pauline R. Kezer

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times.
I'm a romantic.
- Johnny Depp

A lot of people are afraid of heights.
Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
- Steven Wright

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
- Horace Mann

From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights.
I only wanted...
to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
- Edvard Grieg

The vast upheaval of the World War set in motion forces
that will either destroy civilization or raise mankind
to undreamed of heights of human welfare and prosperity.
- Arthur Henderson

I may climb perhaps to no great heights,
but I will climb alone.
- Cyrano de Bergerac

Families are the compass that guide us.
They are the inspiration to reach great heights,
and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
- Brad Henry

I like normal stuff people fear - like spiders and heights.
I'm frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard
to figure out and get a grip on.
- Haley Joel Osment

What I've tended to do is to use my own experiences
to get into someone else's mind,
like in Wuthering Heights.
- Kate Bush

I'm not afraid of heights.
I rock climb.
I can repel off the side of a building.
- Kate Hudson

And literature frequently rises to heights that make it international.
- Irving Langmuir

And that will increasingly dawn on people.
The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.
- Barbara Castle

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart.
One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
- Albert Camus

We can scale the heights of mountains and see the world rayed out before us,
but we fail to recognize that which is before us.
- Ruth St.
Denis

Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness,
but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain
anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
- Stephen Gardiner

Warfare has been marvelously developed.
It will soon be impossible to raise it to further heights.
- Fredrik Bajer

You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God.
- Edwin Louis Cole

I'm just one of the kids, and all because the students
at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts,
educated their parents and themselves,
and believed in me.
- Ryan White

Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
- Peace Pilgrim

Set your heights more than what you see around you,
see beyond.
- Anthony Anderson


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