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We can redeem anyone who strives unceasingly.

We have too many people who live without working, and we have altogether too many who work without living.

We learn best to listen to our own voices if we are listening at the same time to other women-whose stories, for all our differences, turn out, if we listen well, to be our stories also.

We must stand together; if we don't, there will be no victory for any one of us.

We seldom stop to think how many people's lives are entwined with our own. It is a form of selfishness to imagine that every individual can operate on his own or can pull out of the general stream and not be missed.

We work to become, not to acquire.

What a man accomplishes in a day depends upon the way in which he approaches his tasks. When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen. When we do our work with a dynamic, conquering spirit, we get things done.

What a richly colored strong warm coat is woven when love is the warp and work is the woof.

Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were others who felt the same way.

Whatever the job you are asked to do at whatever level, do a good job because your reputation is your resume.

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'

When I can no longer create anything, I'll be done for.

When I die, my epitaph should read: She Paid the Bills. That's the story of my private life.

When I stop [working], the rest of the day is posthumous. I'm only really alive when I'm working.

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.

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.

When men are rightfully occupied, then their amusement grows out of their work as the color petals out of a fruitful garden.

When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.

When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home.

When white-collar people get jobs, they sell not only their time and energy, but their personalities as well. They sell by week, or month, their smiles and their kindly gestures, and they must practise prompt repression of resentment and aggression.


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