09/02/2012 01:43 pm ET Updated Sep 03, 2012

Labor Day Quotes: Inspirational Sayings For Your Long Weekend

Happy Labor Day!

Ah, the mark of the summer winding down: maybe the last barbecue, barefoot beach walk or outdoor stargaze of the year.

However you're spending your Labor Day weekend, take a moment to think about why we celebrate it in the first place. Acknowledge the power of labor, for, as Sophocles said, "Without labor, nothing prospers."

But, at the same time, appreciate your day without labor. Take note from Ovid: "Take rest; a field that has reseted gives a bountiful crop."

Below are some more quotes to get you started on your reflection.

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