The U.S. stock markets will remain closed and Americans will be readying their picnic basket, scheduling dinner with family or just simply enjoying the holiday, as we celebrate the Labor Day. Labor day is celebrated on the first Monday of every September since the Congress declared it on June 28, 1894. We have gathered a few selected quotes from various sources with an infographic on how to avoid Labor Day vacation scams which can be found below.

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Labor Day Qoutes

“Each morning sees some task begin,
Each evening sees it close;
Something attempted, some done,
Has earned a night’s repose.”

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.”

– Victor Hugo

“There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious, but there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers.”

– H.M. Tomlinson

“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.”

– Indira Gandhi

“If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.”

– Abraham Lincoln

“Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day.It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.”

– Bill Dodds

“There was a way of looking at the world where practically every single thing that happened had some kind of double meaning.”

– Joyce Maynard, Labor Day

“No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“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

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

– Thomas Jefferson

Labor day Infographic

Labor Day Vacation

Infographic Source: Zone Alarm