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Routine is the god of every social system; it is the seventh heaven of business, the essential component in the success of every factory, the ideal of every statesman.

Some people are born to lift heavy weights, some are born to juggle golden balls.

Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.

Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.

Success comes before work only in the dictionary.

Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.

Success is dependent on effort.

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.

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.

The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions.

The fun of being alive is realizing that you have a talent and you can use it every day, so it grows stronger. ... And if you're in an atmosphere where this talent is appreciated instead of just tolerated, why, it's just as good as sex.

The Gods rank work above virtues.

The happy people are those who are producing something.

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

The high prize of life, the crowning fortune of a man, is to be born with a bias to some pursuit which finds him in employment and happiness.

The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.


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