Let’s press the restart button on summer.

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Labor Day represents a moment of transition—the final turn from summer to fall, the start of school and full return to the working world. Labor Day is also a holiday meant to celebrate the hard work, grit, and dedication of generations of American workers. The summer provides a nice break from the stress of school and work, allowing us to relax and refresh with a carefree attitude. But Labor Day offers a chance to celebrate the signature American work ethic and the value of workers’ persistence and dedication. It also reminds us that we can carry a little bit of our worry-free summer mindset into the fall and make the year a bit less stressful. So instead of dwelling in autumn anxiety, fire up the grill for one last summer cookout. Savor those last moments of summer and celebrate the American work ethic this Labor Day. Here are 30 Instagram captions to describe all the feelings and emotions that Labor Day invokes.

 

Labor Day Captions

“Summer, I’ll miss you.”

“Goodbye summer, hello fall.”

“Dear summer, please don’t go.”

“Never stop chasing your summer.”

“The tans may fade, but the memories will last forever.”

“Let’s press the restart button on summer.”

“Don’t worry, beach happy.”

“Almost ready for Pumpkin Spice Latte season.”

“Not ready to say goodbye just yet.”

“The only thing better than a long weekend is the short work week that follows it.”

“Three days of fun in the sun.”

“Get your BBQ on.”

“Autumn is coming.”

“A long weekend to remember.”

“Happiness is not having to set your alarm for Monday.”

“Ready to spice things up.”

“Let’s celebrate work by not doing any.”

“Hey, hey, hey, pajamas all day!”

“Can we rewind and go back to June?”

“Crank up the country music—it’s Labor Day, y’all!”

“The ultimate debate: is it a cookout or a barbecue?”

“Celebrating America’s workers, today and every day.”

 

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Labor Day Quotes

"Find something you love to do, and you'll never have to work a day in your life." — Harvey Mackay

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” — Oscar Wilde

“Life starts all over when it gets crisp in the fall” F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Without labor nothing prospers.” — Sophocles

“Dreams don’t work unless you do.” — John C. Maxwell

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

“There is no substitute for hard work.” — Thomas A. Edison

“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

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