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Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.

Nothing will work unless you do.

Now men and women are separate and unequal. We should be hand in hand; in fact, we should have our arms around one another.

One machine can do the work of 50 ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

One of the saddest things is, the only thing a man can do for 8 hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat 8 hours a day nor drink for 8 hours a day, nor make love for 8 hours.

One principal reason why men are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multitude of objects and pursuits.

One should stick to the sort of thing for which one was made; I tried to be an herbalist, whereas I should keep to the butcher's trade.

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

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

Originality and the feeling of one's own dignity are achieved only through work and struggle.

Passion is never enough; neither is skill.

Pears cannot ripen alone. So we ripened together.

People should tell their children what life is all about-it's about work.

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended upon man.

Productive work is the central purpose of a rational man's life, the central value that integrates and determines the hierarchy of all his other values. Reason is the source, the precondition of his productive work - pride is the result.

Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand beside us, fight with us.

Rest is the sweet sauce of labor.


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