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Toiling Quotes
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"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble."
-William Shakespeare
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"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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"Toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other."
-Seneca
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"The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it."
-John Ruskin
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"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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"A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince."
-Henry David Thoreau
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"Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it."
-John Sterling
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"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin."
-Bible
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"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
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"Freedom of enterprise was from the beginning not altogether a blessing. As the liberty to work or to starve, it spelled toil, insecurity, and fear for the vast majority of the population. If the individual were no longer compelled to prove himself on the market, as a free economic subject, the disappearance of this freedom would be one of the greatest achievements of civilization."
-Herbert Marcuse
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"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
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"Twenty years hence a curve or a symbol will be called as Pearson's, and nothing more remembered of the toil of the years."
-Karl Pearson
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"Hard, withering toil only can achieve a name; and long days and months and years must be passed in the chase of that bubble, reputation, which, when once grasped, breaks in your eager clutch into a hundred lesser bubbles, that soar above you still."
-Donald Grant Mitchell
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"Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please."
-Edmund Spenser
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"In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November."
-Rose G. Kingsley
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"We merely want to live in peace with all the world, to trade with them, to commune with them, to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours, so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
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"This sort of steaming, young Newpsie-in-training socialite who's been toiling in Marissa's shadow all these years."
-Josh Schwartz
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"[T]hose 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
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"Mine is the horny hand of toil."
-John Singer Sargent
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"Horny-handed sons of toil."
-Lord Salisbury
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"The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it."
-Adam M. Smith
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"There is no gilding of setting sun or glamour of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers wives."
-Hamlin Garland
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"Even pleasure itself is a toil."
-Manilius
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"You cannot see the Grand Canyon in one view, as if it were a changeless spectacle from which a curtain might be lifted, but to see it you have to toil from month to month through its labyrinths."
-John Wesley Powell
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"And a toiler dies in a day."
-John Boyle O'reilly
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"RICHES, n. A gift from Heaven signifying, 'This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased.' John D. Rockefeller The reward of toil and virtue. J.P. Morgan The sayings of many in the hands of one. Eugene Debs To these excellent definitions the inspired lexicographer feels that he can add nothing of va."
-Ambrose Bierce
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"No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. "
-Max Beerbohm
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"I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this Government: 'I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.'"
-Sir Winston Churchill
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