Work

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus
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.
- John F. Kennedy
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
- Saint Augustine
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
- Aristotle
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
- Colin Powell
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
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
- Confucius
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
- Henry Ford
My work is a game, a very serious game.
- M. C. Escher
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
- Benjamin Franklin
I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.
- Margaret Thatcher
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
- John D. Rockefeller
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
- Barack Obama
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?
- Khalil Gibran
I myself would like to become more disciplined within my work.
- Marilyn Monroe
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
- Sigmund Freud
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
- Theodore Isaac Rubin
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
- Benjamin Franklin
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
- Jim Rohn
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
- Francis of Assisi
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
Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.
- Brad Henry
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
- Francis of Assisi
It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today.
- Barack Obama
We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.
- Milton Friedman
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
- Robert Frost
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
- Thomas A. Edison
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
A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment.
- Greta Scacchi
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
- Gordon B. Hinckley
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
- George Bernard Shaw
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
- Norman Vincent Peale
A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.
- Zig Ziglar
A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
- Eugene Ionesco
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
- Robert Frost
When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.
- Natalie Gulbis
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
- Vince Lombardi
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
- Dale Carnegie
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
- Dale Carnegie
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
The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it.
- E. W. Howe
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.
- Theodore Roosevelt
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
- Henry David Thoreau
It feels good to have your work respected again.
- Eminem
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
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
- Jim Rohn
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
- Elbert Hubbard
Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
- Theodore Roosevelt
I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
- Vincent Van Gogh
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