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The best work never was and never will be done for money.

Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Man is made for something better than disturbing dirt.
Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
TEAM -- Together Everyone Achieves More.
I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.
People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.
Inspiration comes of working every day.
We have too many people who live without working, and we have altogether too many who work without living.
Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my ax.
Hard work has made it easy. That is my secret. That is why I win.
If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work.
What is work and what is not work are questions that perplex the wisest of men.
The secret of making something work in your lives is, first of all, the deep desire to make it work: then the faith and belief that it can work: then to hold that clear definite vision in your consciousness and see it working out step by step, without one thought of doubt or disbelief.
Wanting to work is so rare a merit that it should be encouraged.
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
There is no substitute for hard work.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
Work is more fun than fun.
Laziness may appear attractive but work gives satisfaction.
We work to become, not to acquire.
No one has ever drowned in sweat.
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Teamwork: Never Doubt that a small group of thoughtful & committed people can change the world. It's the only thing that ever has over time.
Something made greater by ourselves and in turn that makes us greater.
The way to push things through to a finish effectively must be learned.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
I don't think anybody yet has invented a pastime that's as much fun, or keeps you as young, as a good job.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job.
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get Up in the morning and does not stop until you get to the office.
Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
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.
I do not like work even when someone else does it.
Thunder is impressive, but it is lightning that does the work.
Work keeps at bay, three great evils -- boredom, vice and need.
Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else.
It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?
By working hard, you get to play hard guilt-free.
Love conquers all, but if love doesn't do it, try hard work
If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.
The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.
A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the further of the two.
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
Working together, ordinary people can perform extraordinary feats. They can push things that come into their hands a little higher up, a little further on towards the heights of excellence.
When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself.
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first.
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life.
I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
How do I work? I grope.
Good work habits help develop an internal toughness and a self-confident attitude that will sustain you through every adversity and temporary discouragement.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it.
The object of living is work, experience, and happiness. There is joy in work. All that money can do is buy us someone else's work in exchange for our own. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Work is love made visible. And if you can't 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 the people who work with joy.
When work is a pleasure, life is joy.! When work is a duty, life is slavery.
As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
Blessed is that man who has found his work.
The world is moved along not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
My father taught me to work, but he did not teach me to love it.
Work for the fun of it, and the money will arrive some day.
No one can arrive from being talented alone. God gives talent; work transforms talent into genius.
The intellectual equipment needed for the job of the future is an ability to define problems, quickly assimilate relevant data, conceptualize and reorganize the information, make deductive and inductive leaps with it, ask hard questions about it, discuss findings with colleagues, work collaboratively to find solutions and then convince others.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
Better to burn out than rust out.
Hard work brings prosperity; playing around brings poverty.
Hard work is the yeast that raises the dough
That's what being in the working class is all about -- how to get out of it.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity.
You have to do it by yourself, and you can't do it alone.
Individuals play the game, but teams win championships.
I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes -- and six months later you have to start all over again.
The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process.
I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it. But you have to be efficient if you're going to be lazy.
Work is a part of life, not the point of it.
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 --not a doubtful sense, such as needs some testimony of others for its confirmation, but a sure sense, or rather knowledge, that so much work has been done well, and fruitfully done, whatever the world may say or think about it.
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.
Making a success of the job at hand is the best step toward the kind you want.
To each man is reserved a work which he alone can do.
Work alone is noble.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
No, I don't like work. I had rather laze about and think of all the fine things that can be done. I don't like work--no man does--but I like what is in work--the chance to find yourself. Your own reality--for yourself, not for others--what no other man can ever know.
A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing.
A champion of the working man has never yet been known to die of overwork.
Clearly the most unfortunate people are those who must do the same thing over and over again, every minute, or perhaps twenty to the minute. They deserve the shortest hours and the highest pay.
Work your way up or rust your way out.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a work of man.
Life is just a dirty four-letter word: W-O-R-K.
It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand.
There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in --that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher's stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold.
After love, the most sacred gift you can give is your labor.
Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours.
Work is only work if you'd rather be doing something else.
A dog that barks much is never a good hunter.
The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do.
A man grows most tired while standing still.
The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure.
Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
Even a mosquito doesn't get a pat on the back until he's well into his work.
Even the woodpecker owes its success to the fact that he used his head.
Anyone who thinks hard work will never hurt you has never had to pay to have it done. Jesus now has many lovers of his Heavenly Kingdom, but few bearers of his cross.
There are few things that you can't do as long as you are willing to apply yourself.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose?
Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
When I was a young man I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. I didn't want to be a failure, so I did ten times more work.
The fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
The six most important words: I admit I made a mistake The five most important words: You did a good job The four most important words: What is YOUR opinion? The three most important words: If you please The two most important words: Thank You The one most important word: We The least important word: I.
Yogi saw three of his players in the locker room wearing Cone Head hats. Yogi said, Those guys make a pair.
The moment we break faith with one another, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.
The ideas that come out of most brainstorming sessions are usually superficial, trivial, and not very original. They are rarely useful. The process, however, seems to make uncreative people feel that they are making innovative contributions and that others are listening to them.
We take eagles and teach them to fly in formation.
You put together the best team that you can with the players you've got, and replace those who aren't good enough.
A team is a team is a team. Shakespeare said that many times.
No one man is superior to the game.
What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.
Clearly no group can as an entity create ideas. Only individuals can do this. A group of individuals may, however, stimulate one another in the creation of ideas.
Many hands make light work.
On this team, we're all united in a common goal: to keep my job.
Everybody on a championship team doesn't get publicity, but everyone can say he's a champion.
Light is the task where many share the toil.
The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.
I don't believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.
Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another.
Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position.
Many candles can be kindled from one candle without diminishing it.
We will try to create conditions where persons could come together in a spirit of teamwork, and exercise to their heart's desire their technological capacity.
A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
Coaches who let a championship team back off from becoming a dynasty are cowards.
There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
Being a part of success is more important than being personally indispensable.
When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.
When a milestone is conquered, the subtle erosion called entitlement begins its consuming grind. The team regards its greatness as a trait and a right. Half hearted effort becomes habit and saps a champion.
A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.
When a gifted team dedicates itself to unselfish trust and combines instinct with boldness and effort, its ready to climb.
I think any player will tell you that individual accomplishments help your ego, but if you don't win, it makes for a very, very long season. It counts more that the team has played well.
We have always found that people are most productive in small teams with tight budgets, time lines and the freedom to solve their own problems.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
When two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as he wants to be seen, and each man as he really is.
When your team is winning, be ready to be tough, because winning can make you soft. On the other hand, when your team is losing, stick by them. Keep believing.
It's easy to get the players; it's getting them to play together that's the tough part
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.
White man builds big fire, stands back. Indian builds little fire, huddles close
Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together.
In an earthquake, the most dangerous place to be is in a tall building that is not flexible. Yet, one of the safest places is a tall building that has been stressed for earthquakes -- - in other words, one that has a deep foundation and is flexible. So, too, over the coming years, large organizations that remain rigid will crumble and fall, while those that succeed in adding flexibility, teamwork and creativity to their cultures will thrive.
A job worth doing is worth doing together.
When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why.
For a woman to get a rewarding sense of total creation by way of the multiple monotonous chores that are her daily lot would be as irrational as for an assembly line worker to rejoice that he had created an automobile because he tightened a bolt.
Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.
Each home has been reduced to the bare essentials -- to barer essentials than most primitive people would consider possible. Only one woman's hands to feed the baby, answer the telephone, turn off the gas under the pot that is boiling over, soothe the older child who has broken a toy, and open both doors at once. She is a nutritionist, a child psychologist, an engineer, a production manager, an expert buyer, all in one. Her husband sees her as free to plan her own time, and envies her; she sees him as having regular hours and envies him.
The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother.
Perhaps all artists were, in a sense, housewives: tenders of the earth household.
You all know that even when women have full rights, they still remain fatally downtrodden because all housework is left to them. In most cases housework is the most unproductive, the most barbarous and the most arduous work a woman can do. It is exceptionally petty and does not include anything that would in any way promote the development of the woman.
The suburban housewife -- she was the dream image of the young American women and the envy, it was said, of women all over the world. The American housewife -- freed by science and labor-saving appliances from the drudgery, the dangers of childbirth, and the illnesses of her grandmother had found true feminine fulfillment.
The works of women are symbolical. We sew, sew, prick our fingers, dull our sight, producing what? A pair of slippers, sir, to put on when you're weary -- or a stool. To stumble over and vex you... curse that stool! Or else at best, a cushion, where you lean and sleep, and dream of something we are not, but would be for your sake. Alas, alas! This hurts most, this... that, after all, we are paid the worth of our work, perhaps.
Housekeeping ain't no joke.
When we love what we do, then we only do what we love."~Anuj Somany
The best way to make a good day is to enjoy doing the hard work to better the productivity consistently and stay happy only with the performance excellence.”
What is the good of being a genius if you cannot use it as an excuse for being unemployed?
Work is not a curse, but drudgery is!
In the ordinary business of life, industry can do anything which genius can do, and very many things which it cannot.
I must work the work of him that sent me while it is day; for the night comet when no man can work.
In the sweat of thy brow shall you eat your bread.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave whither thou goest. [Ecclesiastes 9:10]
Never work before breakfast. If you have to work before breakfast, get your breakfast first.
A man must drive his energy, not be driven by it.
When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of Creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.
A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor's done.
Poor workers! First they're cuckolded, and, as if that weren't enough, then they're beaten! Work's a curse, Saturno. I say to hell with the work you have to do to earn a living! That kind of work does us no honor; all it does is fill up the bellies of the pigs who exploit us. But the work you do because you like to do it, because you've heard the call, you've got a vocation --that's ennobling! We should all be able to work like that. Look at me, Saturno --I don't work. And I don't care if they hang me, I won't work! Yet I'm alive! I may live badly, but at least I don't have to work to do it!
Beauty is also to be found in a day's work.
Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness.
Most people show up for work being physically accoutered but mentally disheveled.
It is an article of faith in my creed to pick the man who does not take himself seriously, but does take his work seriously.
Work is nothing but the slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great images in whose presence [His Or Her] heart first opened.
A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
Our works are the mirror wherein the spirit first sees its natural lineaments, Hence, too, the folly of that impossible precept, Know thyself; till it be translated into this partially possible one, know what thou canst work at.
Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.
Every man is the son of his own works.
The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.
I believe that good things come to those who work.
Never hire anyone who is going to report directly to you who you do not intuitively just plain like from first impressions. If your instincts tell you you're going to have a hard time working with someone, pass.
Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was.
The more one works, the more willing one is to work.
Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead.
Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity. In what we call art, it's one of the most desirable characteristics of a piece of work.
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
It is better to wear out than to rust out.
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
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 the gravy.
Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.
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.
Everything must degenerate into work if anything is to happen.
The honest work of yesterday has lost its social status, its social esteem.
Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else. I just don't happen to think it's an appropriate subject for an ethic.
See only that thou work and thou canst not escape the reward.
We must hold a man amenable to reason for the choice of his daily craft or profession. It is not an excuse any longer for his deeds that they are the custom of his trade. What business has he with an evil trade?
Work and thou canst escape the reward; whether the work be fine or course, planting corn or writing epics, so only it be honest work, done to thine own approbation, it shall earn a reward to the senses as well as to the thought.
Work is victory.
My work is a game -- a very serious game.
No true work since the world began was ever wasted; no true life since the world began has ever failed. Oh, understand those two perverted word, failure and success and measure them by the eternal, not the earthly, standard. When after thirty obscure, toilsome, unrecorded years in the shop of the village carpenter, one came forth to be pre-eminently the man of sorrows, to wander from city to city in homeless labors, and to expire in lonely agony upon the shameful cross -- was that a failure.
One of the saddest things is that the only thing that a man can do for eight hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat eight hours a day nor drink for eight hours a day nor make love for eight hours --all you can do for eight hours is work. Which is the reason why man makes himself and everybody else so miserable and unhappy.
There isn't any luck that enters into anything, unless it's poker or shooting dice, maybe. There is no luck to merchandising. There is no luck in going out and working from early in the morning to long after dinner. That is not luck, it's work.
I don't need to be Tom Cruise. I just need to work forever.
My father always told me, Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
I don't have anything against work. I just figure, why deprive somebody who really loves it.
Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.
Labor disgraces no man, but occasionally men disgrace labor.
I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves.
Intimate or drastic elements in the work of others are untouchable and should not be commented upon even in their absence. Private conflicts, quarrels, sentiments, animosities are unavoidable in any human group. It is our duty towards creation to keep these in check in so far as they might deform and wreck the work process.
Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.
My work is magnified by the fact that the streets of heaven are too crowded with angels -- we know their names, they number a thousand for each red ribbon we wear here tonight. [Accepting his Best Actor Oscar for Philadelphia]
Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.
Labor diligently to increase your property.
If food were free, why work?
Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for anymore than they do.
Personnel and their capacity for work on their exact jobs is the basic key to income and success.
If your work is becoming uninteresting, so are you. Work is an inanimate thing and can be made lively and interesting only by injecting yourself into it. Your job is only as big as you are.
Industrial man --a sentient reciprocating engine having a fluctuating output, coupled to an iron wheel revolving with uniform velocity. And then we wonder why this should be the golden age of revolution and mental derangement.
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.
I am his mistress. His work is his wife.
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart.
The sharp employ the sharp.
Labor is the fabled magician's wand, the philosophers stone, and the cap of good fortune.
It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession.
My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.
No longer diverted by other emotions, I work the way a cow grazes.
Bodily labor alleviates the pains of the mind and from this arises the happiness of the poor.
Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.
Why should I let the toad work Squat on my life? Can't I use my wit as a pitchfork and drive the brute off?
Work is life, you know, and without it, there's nothing but fear and insecurity.
The question is not whether the system works, but whether we like the way it works. Just because something works doesn't mean it is desirable. Concentration camps work, if your purpose is to enslave people. Stealing works, if all you care about is money. Lying works, if you don't give a damn about your personal integrity. Literally anything, no matter how monstrously immoral will work, depending on your desires and how you define the term work,
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
Keep quiet. Do your work in the world, but inwardly keep quiet. Then all will come to you.
To work -- to work! It is such infinite delight to know that we still have the best things to do.
The quality of your work, in the long run, is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world.
He worked like hell in the country so he could live in the city, where he worked like hell so he could live in the country.
In communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisherman, shepherd or critic.
Remember that your work comes only moment by moment, and as surely as God calls you to work, he gives the strength to do it.
The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions.
I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy.
Every job has drudgery, whether it is in the home, in the school, or in the office. The first secret of happiness is the recognition of this fundamental fact.
If it's true that men today value their lives outside of work as much as women do--and research proves it is--then they have to join women's fight to reconstruct the way we work and create a new, broader definition of success.
Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor.
Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain, or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either, the grief and sin of idleness.
In case of doubt, do a little more than you have to.
I suspect that American workers have come to lack a work ethic. They do not live by the sweat of their brow.
Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t.
A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body. Memory and imagination help him as he works. Not only his own thoughts, but the thoughts of the men of past ages guide his hands; and, as part of the human race, he creates. If we work thus we shall be men, and our days will be happy and eventful.
As American productivity, once the exuberant engine of national wealth, has dipped to an embarrassingly uncompetitive low, Americans have shaken their heads: the country's old work ethic is dead.
If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.
Work! labor the asparagus me of life; the one great sacrament of humanity from which all other things flow -- security, leisure, joy, art, literature, even divinity itself.
Work is the province of cattle.
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. General recognition of this fact is shown in the proverbial phrase It is the busiest man who has time to spare.