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There must be bands of enthusiasts for everything on earth-fanatics who shared a vocabulary, a batch of technical skills and equipment, and, perhaps, a vision of some single slice of the beauty and mystery of things, of their complexity, fascination, and unexpectedness.

There's no labor a man can do that's undignified, if he does it right.

They are happy men whose natures sort with their vocations.

They intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.

They say hard work never hurt anybody, but I figure why take the chance.

To deny we need and want power is to deny that we hope to be effective.

To find in ourselves what makes life worth living is risky business, for it means that once we know we must seek it. It also means that without it life will be valueless.

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

To industry, nothing is impossible.

To love what you do and feel that it matters-how could anything be more fun?

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.

To work - to work! It is such infinite delight to know that we still have the best things to do. See quote detail

Today whenever women gather together it is not necessarily nurturing. It is coalition building. And if you feel the strain, you may be doing some good work.

Toil is the true knight's pastime. See quote detail

Tools were made and born were hands, Every farmer understands.

Unionism, seldom if ever, uses such powers as it has to ensure better work; almost always it devotes a large part of that power to safeguarding bad work.

Unless I am a part of everything I am nothing.

We all act as hinges-fortuitous links between other people.

We are coming to see that there should be no stifling of Labor by Capital, or of Capital by Labor; and also that there should be no stifling of Labor by Labor, or of Capital by Capital.


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