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If you trust in yourself. . .and believe in your dreams. . .and follow your star. . . you'll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren't so lazy.

Terry Pratchett

Difficult doesn’t mean impossible. It simply means that you have to work hard.


Action is the foundational key to all success.

Pablo Picasso

Working hard is important. But there is something that matters even more: believing in yourself.

Wishing to be friends is quick work but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.


Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed - there's so little competition.

Elbert Hubbard

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.


I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

Thomas A. Edison

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.

Benjamin Franklin

I want to be thoroughly used up when I die for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.

George Bernard Shaw

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

Thomas Jefferson

I walk slowly but I never walk backward.

Abraham Lincoln

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.


Be a lamp unto yourself. Work out your liberation with diligence.


Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Abraham Lincoln

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.

Satchel Paige

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Some people see things that are and ask "Why?" Some people dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?" Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that ...

George Carlin

If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.

Steve Jobs

Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.


I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.

Hunter S. Thompson

A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.

Paulo Coelho

Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.

Jane Austen

The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.

Oprah Winfrey

Without ambition, one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.

Alan Watts

No man goes before his time - unless the boss leaves early.

Groucho Marx

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The goal of war is peace, of business leisure.


Hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing better to do.

Oscar Wilde

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.

George Carlin

The end of labor is to gain leisure.


I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.

When your hobbies get in the way of your work - that's OK, but when your hobbies get in the way of themselves... well.

Steve Martin

I love the movies, and when I go to see a movie that's been made from one of my books I know that it isn't going to be exactly like my novel because a lot of other people have interpreted it. But I also know it has an idea that I'll like because that idea occurred to me and I spent a year or a year and a half of my life working on it.

Stephen King

Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.

Oscar Wilde

If it requires a uniform it's a worthless endeavor

George Carlin

Absence of occupation is not rest, a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

William Cowper

With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please every feature works.

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.

Oscar Wilde

I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.

Groucho Marx

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.

Kahlil Gibran

For anything worth having one must pay the price, and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.

Benjamin Franklin

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

John Ruskin

If your determination is fixed I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.

All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.

You make mistakes, but I don't have any regrets. I'm the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do.

Kim Kardashian

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.

I'm doing everything that I can, working with experts, really studying the statistics to figure out a way we can make it cool or normal to be kind and loving.

Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.

Niccolo Machiavelli

The world is moved along not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.

Helen Keller

In dwelling live close to the ground. In thinking keep to the simple. In conflict be fair and generous. In governing don't try to control. In work do what you enjoy. In family life be completely present.

Lao Tzu

Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.


A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.

Zig Ziglar

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.

Leonardo da Vinci

Beset by a difficult problem? Now is your chance to shine. Pick yourself up, get to work and get triumphantly through it.

We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.


What we have to learn to do we learn by doing.


The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.

Leonardo da Vinci

How can people be so stupid? I marvel at that. See, I think you have to work as being ignorant - and if you're gonna work at being ignorant, why not work at being informed?

Rush Limbaugh

A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.

Carl Jung

One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am, will never work in this town again.

Jim Carrey

I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes, and six months later you have to start all over again.

Joan Rivers

Vanity, working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.

Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.

Mark Twain

Sometimes what works 40 years ago doesn't work today.

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde

I hate working out - I have to mentally push myself through it. I can get very whiny saying things like 'I can't do it!'

Christina Aguilera

In all my work what I try to say is that as human beings we are more alike than we are unalike.

Maya Angelou

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees, who are educated enough, that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room without having little pictures on the doors.

Dave Barry

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try instead to work with what you've got.

Peter Drucker

He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.

God works wonders now and then, Behold a lawyer an honest man.

Benjamin Franklin

A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.

William Hazlitt

Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning.

John Ruskin

Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.

Edmund Burke

The expectations of life depend upon diligence, the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.


Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Mark Twain

All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.

John Ruskin

Evil gains work their punishment.


When you work, you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?

Kahlil Gibran

The miracle is not that we do this work but that we are happy to do it.

Mother Teresa

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.

Bertrand Russell

If a man smiles all the time he's probably selling something that doesn't work

George Carlin

Let us perform heroic deeds by working together,

Sai Baba

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

Oscar Wilde

I'm a workin' girl.

Dolly Parton

Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

John D. Rockefeller

And I'm going to work as hard as I can... for cancer research and hopefully, maybe, we'll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I'd like to think I'm going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!

Jim Valvano

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.

Abdul Kalam

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

Of life's two chief prizes beauty and truth I found the first in a loving heart, and the second in a laborer's hand.

Kahlil Gibran

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.

Walt Whitman

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.

Mahatma Gandhi

I don't believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.

Maya Angelou

Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.


My three addictions of choice are food, love and work.

Alanis Morissette

If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.

Richard Dawkins

Free enterprise empowers entrepreneurs who have ideas and imagination, investors who take risks, and workers who hone their skills and offer their labor.

Paul Ryan

The brain is a wonderful organ, it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.

Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.

John Steinbeck

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.

Maya Angelou

I think people should be allowed to do anything they want. We haven't tried that for a while. Maybe this time it'll work.

George Carlin

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.

Henry David Thoreau

Without this playing with fantasy, no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.

Carl Jung

When the stars threw down their spears, And watered heaven with their tears, Did he smile his work to see? Did he who made the Lamb make thee?

William Blake

We are all born ignorant but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Benjamin Franklin

It's crazy to take little in between jobs just because they look good on your resume. That's like saving sex for your old age. Do what you love and work for whom you admire the most, and you've given yourself the best chance in life you can.

Warren Buffett

It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect examines too closely the ideas as they pour in.

Friedrich Schiller

All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning, after the committee of sleep has worked on it.

John Steinbeck

I wake up every day and I can't wait to go to work, and that's a gift. Not too many people have the opportunity to feel that way.

Tiger Woods

What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving, how express and admirable in action, how like an angel in apprehension, how like a god.

William Shakespeare

Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe.


An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

Mahatma Gandhi

Men of lofty genius, when they are doing the least work, are most active.

Leonardo da Vinci

If you want to make peace with your enemy you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.

Paulo Coelho

God never wrought miracles to convince atheism because his ordinary works convince it.

I put all my genius into my life, I put only my talent into my works.

Oscar Wilde

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.

What I know is is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.

Oprah Winfrey

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

Walter Scott

A dream doesn't become reality through magic, it takes sweat determination and hard work.

Colin Powell

Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course if you dig deeper it's really how it works.

Steve Jobs

Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal or any goal.

Vince Lombardi

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.

Woodrow Wilson

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive, but it is lightning that does the work.

Mark Twain

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.


The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid stable business.

John Steinbeck

God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor.

Samuel Butler

As far as I knew, white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

Maya Angelou

When you want to do your homework, fill out your tax return, or see all the choices for a trip you want to take, you need a full-size screen.

Bill Gates

Whatever work we do, whatever sacrifices we perform, they are not of much use in the absence of love.

Sai Baba

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.

Lewis Carroll

Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.

Andre Maurois

When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted, according to the graces we have received, and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.

Mother Teresa

The way to do fieldwork is never to come up for air until it is all over.

The only things in my life that compatibly exist with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit.

Ansel Adams

The pride of the peacock is the glory of God. The lust of the goat is the bounty of God. The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God. The nakedness of woman is the work of God.

William Blake

If it's your job to eat a frog it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs it's best to eat the biggest one first.

Mark Twain

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act even when it has worked and he has not been caught.

Despite all our gains in technology, product innovation and world markets, most people are not thriving in the organizations they work for.

Stephen Covey

I do the very best I know how - the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.

God respects me when I work; but God loves me when I sing.

Rabindranath Tagore

Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.

I was not naturally talented. I didn't sing, dance, or act, though working around that minor detail made me inventive.

Steve Martin

Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.

Mark Twain

Now you have a choice: we can give more tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, or we can start rewarding companies that open new plants and train new workers and create new jobs here in the United States of America.

Barack Obama

Those who cannot renounce attachment to the results of their work are far from the path.

Mahatma Gandhi

Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.


The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

Benjamin Franklin

Nothing will work unless you do.

Maya Angelou

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.

Mother Teresa

Intelligent life on a planet comes of age when it first works out the reason for its own existence.

Richard Dawkins

If my mother knew I did this for a living she'd kill me. She thinks I'm selling dope.

Henny Youngman

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon come out from behind the clouds! Shine!


As from a large heap of flowers many garlands and wreaths are made, so by a mortal in this life there is much good work to be done.


I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.

Mahatma Gandhi

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.

Kahlil Gibran

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.

Isaac Asimov

It's the worst when you're kissing someone who's not a good kisser and you're trying to make it look good, but you feel like you're just working on your own.

Drew Barrymore

Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours.

Herman Hesse

Learning without thought is labor lost, and thought without learning is perilous.


There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use.

Mother Teresa

Mature workers are less impulsive, less reactive, more creative and more centered.

Deepak Chopra

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men, than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.

The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity

George Carlin

I try to live what I consider a "poetic existence." That means I take responsibility for the air I breathe and the space I take up. I try to be immediate to be totally present for all my work.

Maya Angelou

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry, to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.

Maya Angelou

I sometimes try to be miserable that I may do more work, but find it is a foolish experiment.

William Blake

Alongside of knowledge, youth has to cultivate the good qualities of humility, reverence, devotion to God and steadfast faith. He has to engage himself in good works and enjoy them for the sheer elation they confer.

Sai Baba

Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events and in the total, of all those acts, will be written the history of this generation.

Robert Kennedy

We need people who can actually do things. We have too many bosses and too few workers.

Andy Rooney

We would rather look for easier things to do.

Warren Buffett

What is easy is seldom excellent.

I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.

Michael Jordan

Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.

John Ruskin

Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

John Adams

The most successful people I've worked with like the Rolling Stones - people of a different kind of legendary caliber - have such great warm energy.

Putting two songs together, I've always loved that trick when it works.

Paul McCartney

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.

Robert Frost

God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous, why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.

It's when someone has an agenda of their own for the record that it doesn't work for me.

A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best, but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In my work and in myself I reflect black people women and men as I reflect others. One day even the most self-protective ones will look into the mirror I provide and not be afraid.

Alice Walker

Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes " he said his voice rising as applause and cheers mounted. "Shake it off. Stop complainin'. Stop grumblin'. Stop cryin'. We are going to press on. We have work to do.

I'm the true definition of a workaholic.

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives then work hard toward that goal we never lose - somehow we win out.

Ronald Reagan

In order that people may be happy in their work these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.

John Ruskin

Knowledge comes but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.

Calvin Coolidge

Your duty is to pray for the welfare of the world and to work for it as far as it lies in your power.

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart you'll know when you find it.

Steve Jobs

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.

The painter must enclose himself within his work, he must respond not with words but with paintings.

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work which proves that man was not born to rest.

Take God for your spouse and friend and walk with Him continually and you will not sin will learn to love and the things you must do will work out prosperously for you.

Saint Teresa of Avila

Rest when you're weary. Refresh and renew yourself your body your mind your spirit. Then get back to work.

The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.

Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.

I like to talk about my obsession with french fries because I don't want people to think that 'Let's Move' is about complete utter deprivation. It's about moderation and real-life changes and ideas that really work for families.

I think they say that when you're breast feeding you know your weight kind of slims down. It's a little easier. It's like a workout within itself. It's very tiring actually and you find yourself snacking more often.

Do not hire a man who does your work for money but him who does it for love of it.

There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors rickshaw drivers and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.

Hillary Clinton

Rough work iconoclasm but the only way to get at truth.

Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition which is sorrow for sin together with a purpose of amendment, confession of sins without any omission, and satisfaction by means of good works.

Producing is so exciting because you can enable things to happen whether it's like discovering a filmmaker who you're taking a chance on protecting a battle and driving home at the end of the day just going 'I'm so glad I stayed late at work and fought hard for that. Had my passion. Won that battle.'

Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.

Housework can't kill you but why take a chance?

Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.

Thomas A. Edison

My message especially to young people is to have courage to think differently courage to invent to travel the unexplored path courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

Abdul Kalam

How unbearable at times are people who are happy people for whom everything works out.

I think you're working and learning until you die.

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

If there's any message to my work it is ultimately that it's OK to be different that it's good to be different that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different behaves different talks different is a different color.

When I work a game as an analyst all I do is look at the game like a coach.

You may be very wealthy and have servants and assistants to help in a few tasks but your own work you must do yourself.

Well I'm working all the time to stay out of trouble!

The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work but in the excellence of the work he produces.

Sir Walter with his 61 years of life although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40 had fortunately for the world a longer working career than most of his brethren.

I love meeting new people and telling them about my stories and my projects that I am working on.

Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end.

The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom.

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman, and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.


Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.

Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.

One and one is two and two and two is four and five will get you ten if you know how to work it.

Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.

In a very real sense it will not be one man going to the moon it will be an entire nation. For all of us must work to put him there.

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work they have the talent to put those men back to work.

John F. Kennedy

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at and the rest of the time thinking about.

Plan your work for today and every day then work your plan.

You learn to speak by speaking to study by studying to run by running to work by working, in just the same way you learn to love by loving.

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.

If I am elected President of these United States I will work with all my energy and soul to restore that America to lift our eyes to a better future. That future is our destiny. That future is out there. It is waiting for us. Our children deserve it our nation depends upon it the peace and freedom of the world require it.

Mitt Romney

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground secretly making the ground green.

The thing about the 600 words I mean some day you can do a very very very hard day's work and not write a word just revising or you would scribble a few words.

I work very hard but when God opens that door for you - when life opens that door for you I should say - I think it's important to be giving to return the love back.

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.

One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.

I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we're a show business family and we all work.

Change yourself and your work will seem different.

Most works of art like most wines ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood all the work into middle age and all the regrets into old age.

Labor is prior to and independent of capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital and deserves much the higher consideration.

If at the end of the week's work and on receiving his wages he were to ask his employer for a larger sum pleading that though he could not justly claim it and did not really deserve it yet he expected it he would not only receive the larger sum but would doubtless be discharged from his post. Yet in spiritual things men do not think it to be either foolish or selfish to ask for these blessings

Every person born into this world their work is born with them.

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be ideal in every respect and then they work every day toward their distant vision that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy

In every great time there is some one idea at work which is more powerful than any other and which shapes the events of the time and determines their ultimate issues.

I spent my whole life in the private sector 25 years in the private sector. I understand that when government takes more money out of the hands of people it makes it more difficult for them to buy things. If they can't buy things the economy doesn't grow. If the economy doesn't grow we don't put Americans to work.

Mitt Romney

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.

It wasn't so long ago that I was a working mom myself. And I know that sometimes, much as we all hate to admit it, it's just easier to park the kids in front of the TV for a few hours so we can pay the bills, or do the laundry, or just have some peace and quiet for a change.

Original Experience has not been interpreted for you and so you Joseph Campbell

I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.

Love and work... work and love that's all there is.

There be three things which make a nation great and prosperous: a fertile soil busy workshops easy conveyance for men and goods from place to place

Francis Bacon

Work joyfully and peacefully knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.

Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.

Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror and you keep making faces all your life.

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

I did commit to myself that I would not jump back into being the workaholic that I can be before I gave myself an honest opportunity to create the marriage of my dreams and to create the beginning of the family of my dreams and that took a hot second.

Before you start some work always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions go ahead.

Let there be work bread water and salt for all.

I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts.

Angelina Jolie

I was called really horrible profane names very loudly in front of huge crowds of people and my schoolwork suffered at one point.

Now anybody who thinks that we can move this economy forward with just a few folks at the top doing well hoping that it's going to trickle down to working people who are running faster and faster just to keep up you'll never see it.

I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.

Behold a worthy sight to which the God turning his attention to his own work may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing worthy of a God a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.

Blessed is he who has found his work, let him ask no other blessedness.

Whatever your life's work is do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living the dead and the unborn could do it no better.

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush, otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.

Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains.

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter taller richer and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.

I paint mostly from real life. It has to start with that. Real people real street scenes behind the curtain scenes live models paintings photographs staged setups architecture grids graphic design. Whatever it takes to make it work.

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches.

Whether for life or death do your own work well.

John Ruskin

You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don't know how to feel good about the work you're doing or the life you're leading.

One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil to think is to do. The crossed arms work the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.

The work on ants has profoundly affected the way I think about humans.

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously but not themselves those who work hard and play hard.

Colin Powell

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Of all the things I've done the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.

I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs.

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