Every year, May 1 is observed as International Worker's Day, also popularly known as International Labour Day across the globe. It is also often referred to as "May Day" in several countries and is a celebration of laborers as well as the working classes worldwide against exploitation by employers while it also promotes the International Labour Movement. The first day of May every year is observed as a public holiday in many countries including India as International Workers' Day, Labour Day, or May Day. 

However, in other countries such as the United States and CanadaLabour Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September month.

 The day has its origins way back in the 19th Century after trade unions and workers in the US took to the streets to put forth their demands of reduction in daily working hours and better working conditions. In terms of India, May Day was first celebrated across the country back in 1923, after the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan initiated the celebration in Madras. While this year around, gatherings to celebrate May Day wouldn't be a great idea, read on to check out a list of International Worker's Day quotes to send to your beloved colleagues on this special occasion.

Here's a list of International Worker's day quotes/ International Labour Day quotes:

"A worker is a creator and a great asset to every nation. Happy International Worker's Day!"

"Physical labour not only does not exclude the possibility of mental activity, but also improves and stimulates it. Happy International Labour Day!"

"Celebrate workers to celebrate the existence and growth of every nation. Happy Worker's Day! "

"Labour is the ladder through which human dignity and creative excellence are expressed. Happy International Labour Day!"

"Work keeps at bay three great evils: boredom, vice, and need. Happy International Worker's Day!"

"There is nothing laudable in work for work's sake. Happy Labour Day!"

"Work is no disgrace; the disgrace is idleness. Happy International Worker's Day!"

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
 Happy International Labour Day!"

"All wealth is the product of labour.  Happy International Labour Day!"

"He who labours diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labour. Happy Labour Day!"

"There is dignity in labour. Be proud of what you do. Happy worker's day."

"The world is better because of all you do. I’m so proud of you. Happy Labour Day."

"I celebrate you today for all the hard work you do. Your sweat brings food to family table. Happy workers day my love."

"Here’s letting you know that all that you do matters. Happy Labour Day."

"May you not sweat in vain. May you always enjoy the fruit of your labour. Happy May day."

"Here’s a good opportunity for me to appreciate you for all you do. You are such an amazing worker and I wish you a beautiful worker’s day celebration."

"The work you do is indispensable. Thank you for selflessly contributing your quota to making our company the best amongst competitors. Happy workers day."

"Happy workers day to all the hardworking men and women out there. May your labour not be in vain."

"Here’s sending you good wishes on this workers day. May the labour of your hands be blessed commensurately."

"For all your hard work and toil, I wish you a happy workers day."

"Your labour is the seeds that germinate and grow into all the giant spheres that form our nation. Thank you for the part you play in building our nation. Happy workers day."

"May the celebration of this labour day inspire you to be a better worker. Happy workers day."

"There is no shame in labour. Being able to work and provide for oneself is a blessing to be thankful for. Happy workers day."

"Get your hands dirty. Locate where the money is. There is no shame in labour. Happy May day."

"It’s better to work than to beg. There is Pride in labour. Happy workers day."

"Never trivialize what you do. You’re an important part of the labour force. Happy worker's day."

"Without workers, there would be no nation. Workers lay the building blocks of every nation. You matter. Happy worker's day."

"There is satisfaction in work. There is fulfillment in labour. Happy labour day."

"You deserve the rest you’re getting today. Thank you for all you do to make all our lives better. Happy worker's day."

"Rest is sweet when labour is fulfilled. True freedom lies in hard work. Happy worker's day."

"Thank you for working so hard to prevent our family from wallowing in poverty. Happy worker's day."

"Workers are the true rulers. They bear the cross, they deserve the crown. Have a wonderful worker's day celebration.

"Let your creativity find expression in work. Happy Labour Day."

"Workers are heroes. They build the nation. I’m proud of you. You are a hard worker. Happy worker's day."

'The reward of idleness is poverty. The reward of labour is prosperity. May your labour yield abundance for you. Happy worker's day."

"Approach labour with dignity. Embrace it with honor and it will yield for your abundance. Happy labour day."

"May all your labour does not go to waste. May your efforts yield prosperity and peace for you. Amen."

"Blow the trumpet loud. Celebrate the men and women who work tirelessly to make the world better. Celebrate labour. Happy worker's day."

"Workers are essential people in our society. From the health sector to the agricultural sector, to every sector. They make society work. Workers move the wheel of society. Happy labour day."

"The helping hand you need is at the end of your right hand. Work brings wealth. Happy labour day."

"May the blessing of the Lord be upon your labour. May your little effort yield plenty. Happy worker’s day celebration."

"Society thrives on the sweat of workers. No workers, no society. Happy worker's day."

So what are your plans to celebrate this year’s international workers day? Whatever your plans are, be sure to incorporate lots of fun and plenty of rest. We wish you a truly happy one.

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