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215 Inspirational and Fun Labor Day Weekend Quotes, Sayings and Captions


Labor Day weekend always feels like the start of fall and is a fun time to celebrate the hard work you put in throughout the year, so we have put together a list of all the best Labor Day weekend quotes for your next post. And if you’re looking for Labor Day captions for Instagram, we also have you covered.

Now go ahead and browse through to find your favorite.

Labor Day Weekend Sayings

When your couch is the hotspot of the weekend

Labor Day lounging has never looked so good

Wage warriors, we salute your tireless spirit

Keep calm and pretend it’s not Monday tomorrow

Labor Day love to those who uplift us all

Mixing cocktails, not business with pleasure

The tans will fade, but the memories will last forever

Dedication, perseverance, and love in labor

Sun’s out, buns out, workload’s gone

Picking my favorite laborer: me. Celebrating accordingly!

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Official sponsor of the ‘what day is it?’ club, thanks to Labor Day

Relaxing so hard you’d think it was my job this Labor Day

Kissed by the ocean & blessed by the waves

Here’s to those who labor with love and resolve

Basking in the last of the summer rays

Flipping burgers, not pages of my planner this weekend

Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul – especially on Labor Day!

Unsung yet unyielding, the labor heroes

Finding my bliss between the sea and the sky

I’m all about that Labor Day Sale… of sleeping in

Sandy toes, sun-kissed nose, that Labor Day glow

Turning the ‘out of office’ mode into an art form

Beach please, it’s Labor Day weekend

Work is out of sight & so is my diet this weekend

The shoreline’s my happy place this weekend

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Now go ahead–celebrate that spirit!

Work ethic woven into America’s spirit

Clocked out and checked into chill mode

Labor: where the heart meets the hands

Clocking out of reality for a hot sec

Too lazy to come up with a Labor Day pun, just enjoying the day off

Celebrating Labor Day with my tightest crew: pajamas and Netflix

Workin’ on my tan lines, not deadlines

Dealer’s choice: Beach, BBQ, or bed? All of the above

Summer: out. Labor Day chillin’: in.

Chasing the sun on this long weekend

When you realize it’s a 3-day weekend…

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Honoring the grind that fuels our country’s heart

Grill, chill and refill – it’s Labor Day!

Workin’ hard or hardly workin’? Who cares, it’s Labor Day!

The backbone of every great nation: its workers

My labor day outfit is a perfect blend of comfort and no work

Celebrating the hands that build our dreams

Sunkissed & celebrating the American way

Salute to the grind, now let’s unwind

Pillars of progress and perseverance

Celebrating the fruits of my leisure

Chilling harder than a popsicle on Labor Day

A nation built on the shoulders of giants

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Peace out, work week. Hello, beach retreat!

The true stars of our stripes: American workers

Freedom from the nine to five, at least for a long weekend

Celebrating work today by not doing any

From dawn to dusk, their spirit never wavers

Jeans to jammies: Labor Day transformation complete

Sipping on ‘liberty’ and ‘justice’ – they taste a lot like margaritas

Cheers to the unsung heroes clocking in daily

Happiness is no alarm on Monday morning

Trading in my suite for a swimsuit this Labor Day

Raise your hand if you had an amazing summer

Ocean air, freedom, and stars and stripes forever

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Summer highlights include this moment right here

Strength and sweat: the fabric of our nation

Good times + tan lines = Labor Day done right

Labor Day? More like lay around and do nothing day

Chillin’ like a pro on Labor Day weekend

Trying to find that perfect work-life balance… Oh wait, it’s a long weekend!

Celebrating the ‘Labor’ in Labor Day by doing none

Keep calm and carry on… to the beach

Every bead of sweat, a story of strength

A big salute to the workers who make America great

Kicking off the long weekend with flair and flare

Working on my tan lines, not my deadlines

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Celebrating the labor love – no emails allowed!

Flipping burgers > Flipping through emails

America runs on the courage of its workers

Tribute to the everyday warriors in workwear

I’ve got 99 problems but work ain’t one, at least until Tuesday!

Did someone say ‘long weekend’? Autoreply: Out of Office

Here’s to a day off I didn’t need to fake a sickness for!

Resting my case and my feet this Labor Day

Labor Day is the perfect excuse for a weekday BBQ

Making memories in high tide and good vibes

Ready to spice things up, pumpkin-style

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Can’t spell ‘Labor’ without ‘a lob’ – tennis, anyone?

Relaxing at home on Labor Day weekend is the new going out

Can I put my Halloween decorations up yet? Asking for a friend.

Ending summer on a tidal wave of fun

Peace out, work! Hello, Labor Day weekend!

Vacation mode: Activated! Work mode: Er…does not compute

Work hard, play harder this Labor Day

Sizzling on my day off like the perfect hot dog

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of September Letter Board Quotes, September Captions, September Quotes, Apple Picking Captions, Sweater Weather Captions, Corn Maze Captions, Back to School Quotes and Fall Letter Board Quotes.

Short Labor Day Weekend Captions

Brews & Views

Cheers to a long weekend

Last splash of summer fun!

Labor Day vibes


Work hard, lounge harder

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A long weekend to remember


Relaxin’ & Maxin’

Work hard, play harder

Labor of Love

End of summer, full of winners

Autumn is coming

Chill & Grill

Work hard… party harder

Weekend Warrior

Long weekend vibes

Sunset Sessions

Waving goodbye to summer

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Peace, Love, BBQ

Patio Party

Flip-Flops & Tank Tops

Labor Day weekend is my favorite

Don’t worry, beach happy

Grill, chill, and seaside thrills

I earned this day

Crashing waves at sunset with end of summer sayings

Smile! It’s a Monday off



Feast Mode: On


OOO until the alarm clock misses me

Relaxation levels: Maximum Capacity

Summer’s Swan Song

A September to remember

Off Duty

Pajamas all day

Red, white, and BBQ vibes

Is it a cookout or a BBQ?

3 days of summer fun

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Waves of fun on Labor Day Weekend

Grills & Chills

Staycation Mode

Seas-ing the day this Labor Day

Good times and tan lines

Hammock Daydream



Almost PSL season


Patriotic pride with a side of pie


Floatin’ into Labor Day like…

Goodbye office, hello sunshine

Bye-Bye Business


Sun & Fun

Festive Feels

Waving goodbye to summer like

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Weekend vibes: No labor, just favor

No Work Zone

Sleeping in this Labor Day

Sunset lover’s Labor Day dream

Goodbye, Ties!

Inspirational Labor Day Quotes About Hard Work

“It seems to me to be equally plain that no business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The best advice I can give anybody is to try and understand who you are and what you want to do, and don’t be afraid to go down that road and do whatever it takes and work as hard as you have to work to achieve that.” — Sally Ride

“I think sometimes in life the biggest challenges end up being the best things that happen in your life.” — Tom Brady

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” — William Feather, “The Business of Life”

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“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” — Colin Powell

“Everything yields to diligence.” — Thomas Jefferson

“I’ve got a woman’s ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.” — Margaret Thatcher

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” — Herman Cain

“If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn’t anything you can’t do if you want to.” — Jim Henson

“It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them.” — Martina Boone, “Compulsion”

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“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” — Gail Devers

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” — Tim Notke

“Persistence overshadows even talent as the most valuable resource shaping the quality of life.” — Tony Robbins

“Hard work should be rewarded by good food.” — Ken Follet

“Sometimes there’s not a better way. Sometimes there’s only the hard way.” — Mary E. Pearson, “The Fox Inheritance”

“Dedication, hard work all the time, and belief.” — Cristiano Ronaldo

“We fail the minute we let someone else define success for us.” — Brené Brown, “Dare to Lead”

“Your success and happiness lies in you.” — Helen Keller

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“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” — Abraham Lincoln

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ― Beverly Sills

“It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound reinvention.” — Conan O’Brien

“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” — Kevin Durant

“It was working men and women who made the 20th century the American century. It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today.” — Barack Obama

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan

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

Memorial Weekend quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

“The only thing that’s keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself.” — Tony Robbins

“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” — Coco Chanel

“You always pass failure on your way to success.” — Mickey Rooney

“Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” — Abraham Lincoln

“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” — Shirley Chisholm

“Then give the world the best that you have / And the best will come back to you.” — Madeline S. Bridges

“It’s not about money or connections — it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.” — Mark Cuban

“It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success.” — Mark Cuban

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” — Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan, “A League of Their Own”

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“There’s only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything.” — Vince Lombardi

“If we want people to fully show up, to bring their whole selves including their unarmored, whole hearts — so that we can innovate, solve problems and serve people — we have to be vigilant about creating a culture in which people feel safe, seen, heard and respected.” — Brené  Brown, “Dare to Lead”

“What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.” — Margaret Thatcher

“You must work and do good, not be lazy and gamble, if you wish to earn happiness. Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” — Anne Frank, “The Diary of Anne Frank”

“I have a firm belief in the ability and power of women to achieve the things they want to achieve.”— Eleanor Roosevelt

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” — Dale Carnegie

“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” — Gordon B. Hinckley

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” ― Thomas A. Edison

“There is more to life than making a living. Do not work more than you live.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” — Henry Ford

“Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.” — Ken Poirot

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“I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” — Margaret Mead

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” — Booker T. Washington, “Up from Slavery: An Autobiography”

“To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is gravy.” — Bette Davis

“Sometimes you have to be satisfied. You try hard enough. Don’t be so self-critical; don’t be so hard on yourself.” — Billie Jean King

“Perseverance is the act of true role models and heroes.” — Liza M. Wiemer

“Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.” — Helena Rubinstein

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Magic lies in challenging what seems impossible.” — Carol Moseley Braun

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” — Richard Bach, “Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah”

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“Be the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment, own it.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” — Kobe Bryant

“Do we settle for the world as it is, or do we work for the world as it should be?” — Michelle Obama, “Becoming”

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” — Theodore Roosevelt

So that is it for our list of Labor Day Weekend Quotes and Captions. We hope you found the perfect one!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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