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 “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

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“Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.”
~ Samuel Gompers

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“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

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“As we celebrate Labor Day, we honor the men and women who fought tirelessly for workers’ rights, which are so critical to our strong and successful labor force.” ~ Elizabeth Esty

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 “No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”  
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sept. 6, 2021

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“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”
~ Muhammad Ali

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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“There’s nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back.”
~ Billy Martin

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“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
Charles Dickens

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“History has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” ~ Michelle Obama

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“Where there is no vision, there is no hope.” ~ George Washington Carver

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“Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” ~ Thurgood Marshall

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 “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“May the people walking in darkness see the dawn of a glorious light.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

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“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation – not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.” ~ Barack Obama

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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~ Nelson Mandela

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Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

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“A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he’s the only one who can save the ship.” ~ Ivern Ball

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“I think that Election Day is the closest thing we have to a civic sacrament, when people meet their neighbors at the firehouse or the school and they vote at the same time.” ~ Judy Woodruff

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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

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“In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.”
~ Winston Churchill

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“Put the politicians on minimum wage. Watch how fast things change.”
~ Unknown

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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.” ~ Richard Armour

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“If you don’t vote, you lose the right to complain.” ~ George Carlin

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“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy

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“Nations do not die from invasion; they die from internal rottenness.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.” ~ Robert Kennedy

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“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

 

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“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.”
~ T. S. Eliot

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“May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall!”
~ Aleister Crowley

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“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

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“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.”
~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse the history of his own country.” ~ Noah Webster

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“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.”
~ Jimmy Carter

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“Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.” ~ Bethany Hamilton

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“Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” — Buddha

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“For many Jews, Rosh Hashanah and teshuvah are annual reminders of the possibility to renew relationships with God and with each other.”
– Rebecca Missel

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“Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.” — Marianne Williamson

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“Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused.” — Anonymous

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“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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