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Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
– Abraham Lincoln
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Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a work of man.
– Mary McCarthy
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labor not after riches first, and think thou afterwards wilt enjoy them. He who neglecteth the present moment, throweth away all that he hath. As the arrow passeth through the heart, while the warrior knew not that it was
– Akhenaten
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Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
– George Washington
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Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
– George Washington
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Labour like a man, and be ready in doing kindnesses. He is a good-for-nothing fellow who eateth by the toil of another?s hand.
– Sa?di
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Lacey shrugged bashfully. "Do you think I'm superficial?" "Well, yeah." I thought of myself standing outside Becca's bedroom, hoping she'd take off her shirt. "But so am I," I added. "So is everyone."
– John Green
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Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.
– Josephine Tey
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Lack of knowledge is dangerous
– Pauline Musariri
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Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
– Ken Hakuta
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Lack of money is the root of all evil.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Lack of regulation is as bad as over-regulation. Although I believe governments should not regulate free market choices, I also believe they should regulate to protect investors against conflict of interests and negligence by investment bankers. Regulations should also ensure full transparency and disclosures and should effectively penalize violators.
– Med Jones
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Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
– Flower A. Newhouse
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Lack one lacks both, and the unseen is proved by the seen, Till that becomes unseen and receives proof in its turn.
– Walt Whitman
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Lactomangulation, n.:
Manhandling the "open here" spout on a milk carton so badly that one has to resort to using the "illegal" side.

– Rich Hall, "Sniglets"
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Ladies and gentlemen, today we're here to honor electricity, the charge that charges everything from those electrons snapping in our brain to our father the sun. What's the sun It's kind of like a brain. Electromagnetic field, solar flares sparking back and forth from those nerve cells. We're all one, folks, giant blobs of electricity, all of us. Positive & negative, electromagnetic fields just circling each other. Positive, negative, north, south, male and female. Looking for that electric moment. Magnet to magnet, opposites attract.
– Robin Green
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Ladies and Gentlemen, we got him!
(said after capture of Saddam)

– George W. Bush, BBC/CNN
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Ladies and gentlemen.. You're not in Kansas anymore!
– James Cameron
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Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
– Charles Caleb Colton
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Lady you berefit me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.
– William Shakespeare
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Lady you bereft me of all words,
Only my blood speaks to you in my veins,
And there is such confusion in my powers.

– William Shakespeare
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Lake is jealous of mountain; mountain is jealous of lake!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Lakes, rivers, streams...all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
– Muhammed Ali, in a television interview
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Lament not Fortune?s mutability, And seize her fickle favours ere they flee; If others never mourned departed bliss, How should a turn of Fortune come to thee?
– Omar Khayyam
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Land and Freedom!
– Emiliano Zapata
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