Quotation Explorer - 'Toil'

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. - John Ruskin
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
One day a week I seek to rest from earthly toil and sorrow.Revitalized, I find the strength to battle new tomorrows. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Why is it a man can never seem to buckle down and train himself to indolence and stupidity when he can see what sanctuary they offer from toil and pain? - Alan LeMay
Peace and rest at length have comeAll the day's long toil is past,And each heart is whispering, 'Home,Home at last. - Thomas Hood
Lord, teach me to be generous;Teach me to serve you as you deserve;To give and not to count the cost;To fight and not to heed the wounds;To toil, and not to seek for rest;To labor, and not to ask for reward - except to know that I am doing your will. - Ignatius of Loyola
A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince. - Henry David Thoreau
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin. - Bible
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. - Max Beerbohm
A man must be prepared not only to be a martyr, but to be a fool. It is absurd to say that a man is ready to toil and die for his convictions if he is not even ready to wear a wreathe around his head for them. - G.K. Chesterton
We are all the fruits of pleasure's toil. - Lucas Mascotto-Carbone
I had no time to hate, becauseThe grave would hinder me,And life was not so ample ICould finish enmity.Nor had I time to love, but sinceSome industry must be,The little toil of love, I thought,Was large enough for me. - Emily Dickinson
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
Relaxation is good, holidays are necessary, but there is nothing as rewarding and healthy as doing what you love and loving what you do. Our honest toil should inspire and satisfy us. - Ogwo David Emenike
Brown paper represents the primal twilight of the first toil of creation, and with a bright-coloured chalk or two you can pick out points of fire in it, sparks of gold, and blood-red, and sea-green, like the first fierce stars that sprang out of divine darkness. - G.K. Chesterton
God's favor floats as it were over all this and finds joy in turning all those miseries to the greater profit of those who love Him. From toil He makes patience spring forth. - Francis de Sales
I went to Maui to stay a week and remained five. I never spent so pleasant a month before, or bade any place goodbye so regretfully. I have not once thought of business, or care or human toil or trouble or sorrow or weariness, and the memory of it will remain with me always. - Mark Twain
Dare to dream and toil to achieve. - Auliq Ice
The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it. - John Ruskin
Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. - Samuel Chadwick
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaud display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
Lets toil under the sun to build poles of love. And let our roots be planted like strong trees that strong winds can't move. - Auliq Ice
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please. - Edmund Spenser
The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes. - John Ruskin
Even pleasure itself is a toil. - Manilius
Philosophy is the toil which can never tire persons engaged in it. All ways are strewn with roses, and the farther you go, the more enchanting objects appear before you and invite you on. - Mary Wortley Montagu
Have faith in God and in yourself; that will cure all. Hope for the best, expect the best, toil for the best and everything will come right for you in the end. - Ramana Maharshi
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
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
If we were always given a choice as to every path presented us in life, a multitude of roads leading to priceless treasures would forever go untraveled.Be grateful for your adversities. From toil and triumph evolves a life worth living."—from "Brahna A'Mahr - Richelle E. Goodrich
A boy would sit with you all night, and count the stars. However, a real man would toil under the sun and build you a little universe. The difference - one builds a fantasy, other fulfills it. And, lucky are those who get both these qualities in one person. They get to experience the magic of love. - Saru Singhal
As the sun shines I will make hayTo keep failure at bayFor there remaineth a payFor my honest toil each day. - Ogwo David Emenike
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaudy display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
Respect every soul on this SOILIf you make them toil, there blood will BOILPrepare to witness the fury of the FRAILNew Phoenix will emerge as you life my VEIL!!!" Priyanka Sahi - TheRisingHuman
Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. - William Shakespeare
An external pressure is required to be applied on SOMETHING hard to boil from inside to become soft and not on SOMEONE strong to toil to be productive and perform long. - Anuj Somany
THE CURE FOR EXHAUSTIONSometimes, exhaustedwith toil and endeavour,I wish I could sleepfor ever and ever;but then this reflectionmy longing allays:I shall be doing itone of these days. - Piet Hein
Thought is the toil of the intelligence, revery its voluptuousness. To replace thought with revery is to confound a poison with a food. - Victor Hugo
Toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other. - Seneca
The price of winning is dedication and the price of dedication is concentration. To get any of the two you have to accept to toil for both. - Auliq Ice
The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but what he becomes by it. - John Ruskin
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