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 info-graphic on the impact of gas prices on your Labor Day traveling plans which can be found below.

Labor Day 2015 Quotes And Infographic

Labor Day Quotes

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

– Thomas Jefferson

“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”

– Martin Luther King Jr.

“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 D. Rockefeller

“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

“A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.”

– Albert Einstein

“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

“He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

– Francis of Assisi

Labor Day Infographic

According to a forecast from AAA Travel, 35.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this this Labor Day weekend, the highest travel volume for the national holiday since 2008 and a one percent increase over last year.

The real question we want to answer is this: are falling gas prices affecting Labor Day travel plans, or is there another factor at play?

Have Gas Prices Influenced Your Travel Plans For Labor Day

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