“Work hard, but not just to please your masters when they are watching. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.” – Ephesians 6:6-7

“The man who rolls up his shirt sleeves is rarely in danger of losing his shirt.” – Anonymous

“No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country. By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level–I mean the wages of decent living.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

”I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.” — John Rockefeller

“God give me work, till my life shall end / And life, till my work is done.” -Epitaph of Winifred Holtby