Labor Day is much more than just the unofficial end to summer. The United States celebrates the holiday on the first Monday in September in honor of the social economic achievements of workers. Some interesting Labor Day quotes people can share with family and friends on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or in person have been provided below:

“Without ambition, one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” --Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is no substitution for hard work.” --Thomas Edison

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”  --Theodore Roosevelt

“Nothing will work unless you do.” --Maya Angelou

“I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” --Margaret Mead

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

“I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” --Thomas Edison

“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the lines between work and play.” --Arnold J. Toynbee

“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” --Thomas Jefferson

“I’ve learned from experience that if you work harder at it and apply more energy and time to it, and more consistency, you get a better result. It comes from the work.” --Louis C.K.

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.” --Mark Twain

“Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work -- and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” --Lucille Ball

“There is no labor a person does that is undignified -- if they do it right.” --Bill Cosby

“Find something that you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” --Julia Child

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” --Confucius

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

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

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

“Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.” --Joseph Joubert

Bonus: Here is an anecdote about wearing white after Labor Day:

 “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

Sources: Huffington PostParade and Brainy Quote

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